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Module code:HCSCGH15(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Rehabilitation of Acquired Neurogenic Communication Difficulties
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser:Carolyn Bruce
Organiser's location:Chandler House
Available for students in Year(s):1,
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Module outline:Recovery from aphasia; what and how? Spoken word production: levels of breakdown and remediation Sentence processing: levels of breakdown and remediation Reading and writing difficulties: levels of breakdown and remediation Auditory single word input processing: levels of breakdown and remediation  
Module aims:The aim of the module is to develop students understanding of the processes responsible for improvement of communication following brain injury. The option explores how frameworks, theories, and models from a number of different areas, but in particular cognitive neuropsychology, can inform clinical assessment and remediation of adult acquired language disorders. In addition, we will consider how studies of rehabilitation have informed our understanding of models of language processing.  
Module objectives:The objectives are to increase students' knowledge of various mechanisms that may underlie recovery of different language domains; to sharpen students' critical evaluation skills through discussion of selected papers and consideration of case studies. At the end of the option, students will have an understanding of current rehabilitation practice and methods that may be used in the future. 
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Module assessment:One essay (3000 words) 100.00%.
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