Aims/Description: This module aims to consolidate students' clinical skills through two long supervised block placements across children and adult clients in semesters 1 and 2. Through these supervised placements, student will develop their professional skills and practice to become more independent practitioners. Students complete a pre-school/schools based placement working with children with communication impairments in Sheffield and a motor speech disorders group placement working with adults with acquired communication impairments in the HCS clinic. The placements are supported by lectures and seminars to prepare students for these placements.

Restrictions on availability: Yes The module is restricted to students completing the MMedSci (Speech and Language Therapy. This is a professional module including placements and therefore not open to other students.

Staff Contact: SPENCER SARAH
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Project/ portfolio

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