Speech and Hearing Sciences | Speech & Language Diagnostics
S509 | 29853 | Anderson, Raquel

The course will discuss theoretical bases of speech/language
assessment, including concepts of testing and measurement, formal and
informal diagnostic approaches. Topics such as testing, multicultural
considerations, interviewing and counseling, observational
procedures for assessing in the field will be covered.  Case
presentations of childhood speech and language disorders will be
presented.  A textbook on psychometric testing will be used, as well
as a reading packet, covering all the topics to be discussed in
class.  Requirements include periodic assignments (in class and
home), a critique of a testing instrument in the field, and four
exams.  A required course for majors in Speech and Hearing Sciences