Speech & Hearing Sciences | Dysphagia
S515 | 4753 | Manuel/karcher


This course is intended as an introduction to the issues of dysphagia in
infants, children and adults.  Course goals include developing an
understanding of:  normal anatomy and physiology of swallowing; the
etiologies and components of abnormal swallow physiology; clinical and
instrumental assessment procedures and diagnoses; working within a team
structure; how to develop a remediation plan; and applying principles of
treatment.  There is a required text and an additional packet of materials
for purchase.