10 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module will examine the medical conditions of the ear, nose and throat which may give rise to hearing and related speech and language problems. The technical measurement of hearing and diagnosis of hearing loss in babies, children and adults will be presented. The developmental pattern of speech and language with hearing impairment, the processes involved in hearing and the management of hearing loss and auditory processing disorder in children and adults will be discussed.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to students on HCSU02

Staff Contact: Dyan McKinley
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Placements, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam
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