Speech and Language Pathology I -RHS 249-

 
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To understand the basic processes involved in acquisition and interpretation of
Speech, language and hearing and to become familiar with the nature and types of communicative disorders
 
COURSE DESCRIPTION
A study of the fundamental processes in communication to include the functions involved in verbal and non-verbal communication. A consideration of the factors influencing normal development of human communication skill. An overview of speech profiles, classification and etiology of communication disorders.
 
REQUIRED TEXTBOOK

  1. Owens R.E., Metz, D.E., Farinella, K.A. (2011) Introduction to Communication Disorders: A Life Span Perspective (4th ed.). Pearson Education, Inc.
  2. Owens R.E., Farinella, K.A., Metz, D.E. (2015) Introduction to Communication Disorders: A Life Span Evidence-Based Perspective (5th ed.). Pearson Education, Inc.
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