Students will learn about the changes that occur over the lifespan in communication and swallowing. Within life stages of infancy, childhood, adolescence, early and later adulthood, students will explore the changes in speech, language, voice fluency and swallowing. They will also explore the factors that influence these changes. Implications of life course development for relevant professional practice will be explored.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):