Psychology of Communication Disorders

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Psychology of Communication Disorders

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    45 points at Stage II Psychology and 15 points from STATS 101-125, 191

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course studies the links between psychological processes and communication disorders. Hearing and speech and language development will be covered. A range of communication disorders will be introduced. Psychosocial aspects of communication disorders including impact on self-esteem, health-related quality of life, peer/interpersonal relationships and educational and behavioural consequences of communication disorders in children will also be discussed.

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