Aug 11, 2020  
Undergraduate Record 2005-2006 
Undergraduate Record 2005-2006 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

EDIS 524 - Communication Disorders in Pediatric Populations

This lecture-discussion course focuses on disorders of speech, language, and communication, including severe communicative impairments. The course assists students to gain an understanding of speech and language development and intervention methods, including the effects of disabling and at-risk conditions on young children. Attention will be directed towards clinical and educational applications of content with particular emphasis on current accepted practices in communication assessment and intervention including augmentative and alternative communication. The course makes use of actual case studies that provides a realistic basis for illustrating instructional methods and family and team collaboration that is required to design appropriate programs. (Y)

Credits: 3