Course: CD 659. Neurogenic Disorders of Cognition and Language (3)
Prerequisites: Admission to the department’s graduate program; CD 558. Corequisite: Consent of instructor. This course includes advanced study of the neurological bases for language and cognitive deficits, as well as theoretical views of the organization of these components. Primary focus is given to the diagnosis and treatment of common communication problems in adults with aphasia, traumatic brain injury and other acquired language and cognitive disorders. In addition, these language and cognitive impairments will be contrasted with communication changes associated with normal aging.