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SPH 634: Diagnostic Procedures In Speech/Language Pathology

3 credits

Survey of assessment and evaluation approaches of communication disorders, with emphasis on rationale of different assessment approaches, as well as understanding the diagnostic process--including report writing; interviewing; administration, scoring of standardized tests; and interpretation of assessment results. Impact of culture, ethnicity, linguistic, and socioeconomic diversity will be discussed.

Learning Goals

COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this course, students will learn about:• the principles of valid and reliable assessment of communication disorders (ASHA – III-D)• the diagnostic interview and counseling process (ASHA – III-D; IV-B; IV-G • the form and content of a diagnostic report (ASHA – IV-B • the basics of psychometrics (ASHA – III-D) • the need of both standardized, formal testing as well as informal/dynamic assessment (ASHA – III-D) • representative standardized tests used in terms of their rationale, norms, and techniques of administering/scoring/interpreting these tests (ASHA – III-D) • the need to be sensitive to cultural/linguistic diversity during the assessment process (ASHA – III-C and III-D; IV-G)• speech/language screening assessment (ASHA – IV-G)

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.

Sections Offered: Spring 2024

Diagnostic Procedures In Speech/Language Pathology
0878-634-035 A. Mishra Jan 20 - Mar 10 Sun 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm NY - NY 7223 3
0878-634-063 K. Bain Jan 20 - Mar 10 Sun 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm GC - HWC 132 3
0878-634-100 K. Bih Tue 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm GC - HWC 334 3
0878-634-200 S. Lederer Wed 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm GC - HWC 131 3

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