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This module aims to update your theoretical understanding of aphasia and, for practitioners, help you apply that knowledge. It aims to encourage the integration of language processing theory with social approaches to aphasia.
It will explore specific issues in aphasia, such as conversation and non verbal modalities and specific manifestations, such as jargon aphasia and aphasia in bilingual language users.
The module will also consider innovations in aphasia therapy such as the use of multimedia technology. Critical and reflective thinking will be promoted, both with respect to the literature and to clinical practice.
FEB: Thursday 1 February, 8 February, 22 February 2018
MAR: Thursday 1 March, 15 March, 22 March, 29 March 2018
APR: Thursday 5 April, 12 April 2018
Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.
Individuals with less than a second class degree will be considered where they have substantial relevant experience (Clinical, teaching or other relevant professional experience).
For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:
Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.
Professor Jane Marshall qualified as a speech and language therapist in 1987. She worked in the aphasia unit of an acute hospital for three years before undertaking a PhD at City University London exploring sentence processing impairments in aphasia. Her post doctoral research has investigated numerous aspects of aphasia with a ...