Commuting and communication: an investigation of taxi drivers’ experiences, attitudes and beliefs about passengers with communication disorders

: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
: 2.5/4
Study findings contribute to existing literature within the fields of Speech Pathology and Audiology, advocacy groups and policy makers, particularly research studies on participation experiences of persons with communication disabilities related to transportation access.
Keywords: beliefs, attitudes, mini-bus taxi drivers, passengers with communication disabilities

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this module is to provide a discussion on Johannesburg based taxi drivers’ experiences of, beliefs about, and attitudes towards passengers that have a communication disability.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Taxi driver’s awareness of communication disorders.
  2. Taxi driver’s attitudes and beliefs about people with communication disorders.
  3. How the speech language pathologist should prepare their clients with communication disorders to use public transport.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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