Co-requisites: HCS322

Aims/Description: This module will address neurological disorders that occur in the paediatric and adult populations that are relevant to speech and language therapists. Paediatric conditions include: cerebral palsy, paediatric epilepsy, infections of the CNS, chromosomal disorders, aetiology of learning disability, neuromuscular and neurometabolic conditions, including neurodegenerative disorders. Adult neurology includes: head injury, movement disorders, neurodegenerative disease, demyelinating disease, stroke, dysphagia, neurological investigation.

Staff Contact: Ms Helen Cameron
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

Notes: BMedSci (Speech) accredited by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

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