Clinical Bases of Language Disorders (3) Description of pathological language and cognitive development, and principles of assessment and remediation among individuals with communication disorders.
CSD 462 Clinical Bases of Language Disorders (3)
The course is required for Communications Sciences and Disorders majors, and should be taken during the third or fourth year. The course is designed to be an overview of language disorders with emphasis given to child language disorders. Specifically, the course provides information with a wide range of language disorders that affect individuals having different disabilities such as autism, hearing impairment, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, specific language impairment, learning disabilities, and traumatic brain injury. Through lecture, active learning experiences, and out-of-class assignments, students will learn to differentiate communication characteristics and associated problems for specific populations and become familiar with basic assessment and intervention principles. In addition, students will gain information of associated educational and medical problems common to individuals with language disorders.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.