Speech Pathology and Audiology: Assessment and Intervention for Communication Impairment

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When you finish this chapter you should be able to:
• identify common communication difficulties that occur over the life-span, arising from speech, language and/or hearing difficulties, and the impact of communication impairments on everyday life
• contrast patterns of public and private service provision in speech pathology and audiology
• identify political, commercial and professional forces that have shaped current models of speech pathology and audiology services
• identify some major clinical intervention activities undertaken by speech pathologists and audiologists
• identify the purpose and impact of, and delivery models for, addressing communication impairment
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnderstanding the Australian Health Care System
EditorsLouise Reynolds, Deborah Debono, Joanne Trevaglia
Place of PublicationChatswood, NSW
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9780729544825, 9780729544290
Publication statusPublished - 2024


  • Health care systems
  • Speech pathology
  • Audiology
  • Australia


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