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Acquired Language Disorders (SPH-624)

Semester: Spring 2021
Number: 0878-624-033
Instructor: Robert Goldfarb
Days: Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Note: Online, Both synchronous and asynchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3
Course Meets: January 23 - March 14

For majors only

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This course focuses on disorders of neurogenic origin that affect language performance, specifically acquired aphasia, the dementias, and disorders of traumatic origin. Neurological bases of these disorders, language assessment techniques, and remediation strategies are considered.

Learning Goals:   Performance Outcomes:Upon completion of the course, students will demonstrate:1. Understanding of the anatomy and physiology related to respiration, phonation, resonation and articulation (ASHA III-C: knowledge of the disorder- assessed by course examinations and grade)2. Understanding of the neurological correlates of the speech system (ASHA III-C : knowledge of the disorder- assessed by examinations and course grade3. Application of pathoanatomy, pathophysiology and brain damage to communication disorders (ASHA III A-B-C: principles of sciences; knowledge of basic processes; knowledge of the disorders).4. Application of research findings to the treatment of communication disorders (ASHA-III-F: knowledge of research processes and principles- assessed by paper and examination)

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