Comm. Disorders in Adults

Comm. Disorders in Adults

CODA 1014

This course continues to focus on the communication disorders associated with the adult population. Therapeutic intervention for speech and swallowing disorders associated with acquired and progressive neurological impairments are discussed. Traumatic brain injury, right hemisphere syndrome and dementia are examined in terms of etiology, cognitive-linguistic features, intervention principles and the impact on the caregiver. Discussion of therapeutic intervention strategies, individual and group therapy, modification of the environment and caregiver education are also included.

Credits

2

Course Hours

28

Prerequisites

Post Graduate level CODA 1007 Field Practicum 1 Minimum Grade of P
or Post Graduate level CODA 1015 Field Practicum 1 Minimum Grade of P
or Post Graduate level CODA 1008 Field Practicum 2 Minimum Grade of P
or Post Graduate level CODA 1016 Field Practicum 2 Minimum Grade of P

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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