Independent Study Csd
Provides students with an opportunity to explore an area of special need or interest in speech pathology and audiology in depth under the supervision of a member of the department. Students must develop a proposed study plan and secure the approval o,f the proposed director and department chair prior to registration. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.
A comprehensive study of the neuroanatomical implications related to acquired aphasia (dysphasia) in adulthood, although study of the symptoms and treatment of both sensory states and motor disturbances in aphasia is made. The current literature is reviewed and facilities are investigated. Opportunities are provided for the student to participate in individual and group therapy, and for visits to centers where these types of problems are diagnosed and treated. Guidance and counseling are provided to design an independent study in this area.
Artic & Phono Diso Child
Articulatory and phonological features of the American English sound system are examined in relation to other developing linguistic functions. The assessment of disordered articulatory and phonological behavior is stressed, and differential diagnosis is emphasized. Based upon several traditional and current theoretical models, possibilities for therapeutic interventions are presented.
Sem In Neuropathology
A comprehensive study of pathologies of the central nervous system. Methods for identifying and treating speech, language, and communication problems associated with progressive and non-progressive neurological disorders are explored. Neuropathologies studied include dementia, syndromes associated with right-hemisphere lesions, and deficits subsequent to closed-head injury. A unit on normal swallow and dysphagia is included in the course. Opportunity will be provided for independent investigation and clinical participation.
Clinical Practice I
Course entails practice, under supervision, in assessment and management of individuals with disorders of speech language or hearing.
Comm Disorders Mult Population
Emphasizes nature and treatment of communication disorders in culturally and linguistically diverse populations. The scope of practice and role of speech-language pathologists with bilingual/bicultural clients with and without speech and language dis,"orders will be addressed. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Fall semester, annually|
A comprehensive study of clinical diagnosis and treatment of patients with communicative disorders related to clefting and/or associated syndromes. Current research regarding anatomy and physiology of the palate and velopharyngeal structures for spee,ch production is detailed. The genetics of clefting and associated syndromes is discussed. Special attention is directed to early growth and development of infants with clefts. Opportunities for observation of a craniofacial team multidisciplinary ev,aluations and team planning are provided in medical settings.
Lang Disorders In Child
Models of the language function with their justifications are identified and critically analyzed. A review of normal language development is included to provide comparison with deviations. Diagnostic procedures utilized with language disorders in chi,"ldren are investigated; therapeutic means to influence them will be presented. Differential diagnostic specifics of certain language disorders such as those associated with deafness, autism, mental retardation, and language learning disabilities areincluded.
Supervised observation of and participation in school and/or clinic environments. Prerequisite: CSD 540.
Emphasizes investigation of the major theories and therapies of stuttering. Theories of etiology and of development of stuttering are included. The development of an understanding of stuttering behavior and similar speech behavior is included. Manage,ment strategies and therapies are also investigated.
Includes the study of human voice and its manifestations across the life span. Students will be acquainted with new developments, issues, and trends that cover the entire spectrum of voice perception and production, including vocal development and life span changes, and the continuum of voice production from disorders through superior performance. Focus will include pathophysiology of disorders, instrumental and noninstrumental assessment, interdisciplinary team management, and treatment.
Instrm & Psychoacoustics
Deals with instruments used in a speech and hearing program and also covers basic principles of hearing science. Provides some information on psychoacoustics. Spring, annually.
An introduction to the profession of otolaryngology. The course is taught by a board-certified physician and offered once a year.
Audiology Seminar I
Course is divided into two three-credit seminars. The first covers etiologies of hearing loss and disorders of the central auditory system, the effects of hearing loss on communication, diagnosis and clinical methods. The second covers aural rehabilitation procedures.
This course entails practice, under supervision, in applying theory to the assessment and management of individuals from preschool through adulthood having significant disorders of speech, hearing, or language. The clinical experience is relatively independent in the assessment, organizing, and carrying out of effective plans of therapy. The student should demonstrate an interdisciplinary approach and be able to generalize on the area of the disorder treated, as well as deal appropriately with the specific clients treated.
Motor Speech Disorders
Explores the causes, nature, and dynamics of both developmental and acquired forms of the motor speech disorders of apraxia and dysarthria. The specific nature of speech disturbances associated with lesions of the motor system and current diagnosticprotocols and management strategies associated with each identified.
Explores current issues and trends in the practice of speech-languagepathology. Includes licensure, certification and specialty recognition. Emphasizes ethical/legal restrictions and obligations that influence professional practitioners.
Counseling In Comm Disorders
Emphasizes the application of counseling strategies in the administration of diagnostic and therapeutic services as they relate to the field of communication disorders. Addresses counseling strategies relative to the nature of the communicative disor,der and cultural background of the client. Annually.
Augmentative & Altern Comm
This course is designed to introduce the student to various augmentative/alternative communication systems prevalent in the field. Current and comprehensive information relative to type of disorder, diagnosis, and treatment will be discussed. An emphasis will be placed on the application of unique criteria in diagnostics and the administration of competent and flexible management strategies in rehabilitation. Fall, annually.
Research Meth Comm Disorders
Research literature and methods in communication disorders with an emphasis on research design and application.
Students may complete a study in speech or language pathology and audiology or related areas under the supervision of a staff member. Students may select the thesis option in which six credits are required. Students may select the research option in,"which three or six credits culminate in a written report presented to the faculty advisor. Types of investigations which might be completed are original studies, comprehensive literature reviews, replication of studies, or completion of a portion ofa larger study. Students must fill out independent study forms with their research advisor before registering for CSD 590.
Presents an introduction to swallowing disorders including basic terminology, anatomical and physiological etiologies, and current assessment and management procedures, with special attention to laryngectomized and tracheotomized patients. Discussesthe competencies, responsibilities, and roles of the speech pathologist in various clinical settings, as well as risk factors involved in patient care. Provides observations and experiential learning situations.
Topics in various areas of speech pathology and audiology. The format used will be selected by the professor as most suitable to the study. The course may be offered on request of students, subject to the availability of staff. Enrollment by consentof the instructor. On demand.
Independent Study Csd
Designed to provide students with an opportunity to explore an area of special need or interest in speech pathology and audiology in depth under the supervision of a member of the department. Students must develop a proposed study plan and secure the, approval of the proposed director and department chair prior to registration. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 semester hours.
Child Care Health Advocate
Ensuring the health and safety of children is a fundamental component of an early childhood program. This course emphasizes the promotion of the health and safety of children, including recognizing and correcting health and safety problems. This course focuses on best practices in health safety and nutrition for young children.
Preschool Develop & Learning
Acquisition of understanding and appreciation of the cognitive, social-emotional, ecological-systems, and physical-motor dimensions of human growth and changes during the preschool years. Emphasizes cultural influences on human growth and change with respect to cognition, learning theories, individual differences, personality, growth, abilities and interests. Explores cross-cultural and multiethnic perspectives with respect to holistic development of preschoolers; involvement with and observation of preschoolers.
Mid Chld & Adolescent Dev Lrn
Acquistion of understanding and appreciation of the cognitive, social-emotional, ecological-systems, and physical-motor dimensions of human growth and changes during middle childhood. Emphasizes cultural influences on human growth and change with respect to cognition, learning theories, individual differences, personality, growth, abilities, and interests. Explores cross-cultural and multiethnic perspectives with respect to holistic development os school age children and adolescents; involvement with and observation of school-aged children and adolscents.
Infant & Toddler Dev & Learn
This course will provide information that will allow students to identify the characteristics of and design effective and developmentally appropriate learning environments for young children that promote interaction, exploration and knowledge construction. In addition, experiential opportunities will be developed which allow the student to apply this knowledge to various age groups of children.
Creativity In Early Child Curr
Explores the nature of creativity and its value in the growth of young children. Students develop and present various open-ended and child-centered projects for the enhancement of creativity and the creative whole learning experience using art, music, and movement. Students demonstrate how to guide young children in creative learning and expression through individual and group projects. Examines the creative process as a source of choosing content, planning lessons, organizing materials, anddesigning assignments to enable children to develop essential skills and attitudes for creativity. In addition, experimential opportunities will be developed which allow the students to apply this knowledge to various age groups of children. Prereq|
Puppetry In Early Child Curr
Participants will learn the knowledge and skills necessary to implement the use of puppets in the Early Childhood classroom and to appreciate the power of puppets as a vehicle in developing creativity, imagination and self-expression in children. Topics will focus on play, the history of puppets, types of puppets, and the use of puppets in Early Childhood Curriculum.