Aural Rehabilitation

 

RHS 474
 Aural Rehabilitation

 

Course Specification

Course code and title   RHS 474: Aural Rehabilitation
Credit hours   2 Theory
  1 Practical
Program(s) in which the course is offered   Speech and Hearing Program
Instructor information   Dr. Jehan Alsalmi
  Office: 72
  Email: jalsalmi@ksu.edu.sa 
Date/Time Monday
Theory: 8-10 am.
Year   2017
Course Description
 
This introductory course to students of speech-language pathology and audiology provides an understanding of principles of habilitation/rehabilitation of communication disorders related to hearing impairment. Visual/auditory speech signals and amplification function and use.
Textbook & Course Resources
 
Tye-Murray, N. (2014). Foundations of Aural   Rehabilitation: Children, Adults, and Their Family Members. Cengage Learning.
 
Schow, R., L., Nerbonne, M. A. (2012). Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation. Pearson.
 
Hull, R., H. (2001). Aural Rehabilitation: Serving Children and Adults. Singular/Thomson Learning.
Number of lectures
 
 
  12
Methods of student assessment
 
  Assignments
  Practicum
  Class participation
  Exams
 
Schedule of assessment tasks for students during the semester
 
  Midterm 1: 20%
  Midterm 2: 20%
  Practical 15%
  AR Folder 5%
  Final exam 40%

 

 
 
 
RHS 474:  Syllabus

Introductory week    Introduction
Lecture 1
  • Background
  • Understanding aural rehabilitation and the provided services
  • Consequences of hearing loss

 

Lecture 2
  • Communication Modes

 

Lecture 3
  • Issues faced by people with a Sensorineural
  • Hearing Loss

 
 

Lecture 4
  • Brain Development 
Lecture 5
  • Neural Plasticity
  • Normal Development A/S 
Lecture 6
  •  

 
 

Course Materials