10 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: The aim of this module is to equip students with core knowledge and skills which are pre-requisites for effective intervention with clients with motor speech impairments. The course of study draws on understanding of the effects of neurological dysfunction such as cerebral palsy, progressive and non-progressive conditions on the motor speech system. Emphasis is placed on the promotion of understanding and competencies required for assessment, intervention and management of the communication needs of clients with motor speech impairments and the role of the speech and language therapist in care teams involved in the promotion of activity and participation.

Staff Contact: Dr Catherine Tattersall
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK