Enhancing Communication for People with Developmental & Acquired Communication Difficulties

The details
Health and Social Care (School of)
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 6
Thursday 03 October 2019
Friday 26 June 2020
28 February 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

BSC B630 Speech and Language Therapy,
BSC B631 Speech and Language Therapy (Including Year Abroad),
BSC B632 Speech and Language Therapy (Including Placement Year)

Module description

This module builds upon students' understanding of typical communication from year one of the degree programme and identification of developmental and acquired speech language and communication difficulties in year 2 of the programme. Models of intervention, ethics, outcomes and management approaches will be introduced, along with extension of professional reasoning skills to include intervention planning for individual's difficulties across the range of the speech and language therapy caseload. There will be an emphasis on transferable skills, problem solving, evidence-based intervention and multi professional working. A biopsychosocial approach will be taken, enabling students to understand intervention for, and impact of, communication difficulties from a range of perspectives.

Module aims

No information available.

Module learning outcomes

No information available.

Module information

Identification (2) including perceptual and instrumental assessment
Intervention Planning
Evidence based practice
Professional Reasoning
Outcome Measurement
Quality of life
Speech language and communication difficulties

Learning and teaching methods

No information available.


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
70% 30%


Coursework Exam
70% 30%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Natasha Sore
Cerys Somers/Hannah Duncan ipladmin@essex.ac.uk - 01206 874496



External examiner

Ms Helen Cameron
University of Sheffield
University Teacher
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.


Further information

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