Speech and Hearing Sciences | Speech & Language Diagnostics
S509 | 4385 | Raquel Anderson


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.