Introduction to Speech and Communication Disorders – Theory - THPR 2028

Credit(s): 2 | Hours: Lecture - 30, Lab - 0, Work Experience - , Other - 0

This course provides learners with an overview of typical speech sound development and common speech sound and motor speech disorders. Approaches and strategies for the treatment of articulation, phonological, and motor speech disorders will be addressed. In addition, a brief introduction to and the basic treatment principles of fluency disorders, voice and resonance disorders, structurally related disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) will be covered.

Prerequisites: PPRT 2004 and PPRT 2005 Co-requisite: THPR 2027 Restricted to Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant

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