Course: CD 717. Management of Speech and Language Disorders for Audiologists (3)
Prerequisite: Admission to the AuD graduate program. This course introduces various aspects of audiology as they relate especially to infants and children developing speech, language and literacy when those populations are deaf, hard of hearing, have auditory processing disorders or have acquired hearing loss. Topics include: review of typical speech, language and literacy development, and the impacts of reduced, absent or altered auditory stimulation on the development of speech, language and literacy. Audiology students will be introduced to aural/oral only programs and programs that emphasize signing for language stimulation and educational instruction.