Speech & Hearing Sciences | Survey of Communication Disorder
S110 | 3928 | Hipskind, N.


This course is designed as an introduction to normal and disordered
communication and the professions of speech-language pathology and
audiology. In addition to a general overview of these professions,
topics include normal communication development and adult functions,
cultural differences, and a variety of speech, language, and hearing
disorders with an emphasis on the anatomical, physiological,
behavioral, and social aspects of those disorders.  General
approaches to rehabilitation are also discussed. Course materials
included a current text, in-class video and audio tapes, and a
variety of computer-based and diagnostic demonstrations.