Course: CD 660. Structural and Neurogenic Speech Disorders (3)
Prerequisites: CD 558; Admission to the department’s graduate program. Corequisite: Consent of instructor. This course focuses on the advanced study of structural and neurogenic speech disorders, including models of motor control of speech production, neurological representation of speech and the effects of structural or neurological damage on speech production. Students will identify specific speech deficits characterizing dysarthria, apraxia of speech, craniofacial anomalies and surgical or traumatic alterations in normal speech structure and function. Physical and clinical assessment and management of these cases will be emphasized.