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TR007
Clinical Speech and Language Studies

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4 Years
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525*

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525*

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Points History:

2013 - 525*
2012 - 535*
2011 - 520*
2010 - 525
2009 - 515*
2008 - 510*
2007 - 525
2006 - 530*
2005 - 515*
2004 - 525
2003 - 515*
2002 - 525
2001 - 405*
2000 - 325

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This course provides the knowledge and skills related to the profession of speech and language therapy. Study topics such as intellectual impairment, physical impairment, acquired neurological deficits, voice disorders and laryngectomy, autism, and language disorder. Good deal of the course involves clinical practice. Great deal of study, assignments as well as practical clinical examinations involved throughout all years.


 
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Speech and language therapists work with people who have communication disorders, helping them to find ways to maximise their speech, language and communication skills. They also assess, diagnose and treat swallowing disorders.



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Lisa Kelly is a Speech & Language Therapist employed by the HSE.  She did a 4 year degree course in Clinical Speech and Language Studies in TCD. Continuing professional development is an important part of her job. This includes attending courses that are organised to train new assessment and therapy skills and has attended several courses over the past year and a half.
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