Introduction to Language and Swallowing Disorders – Theory - THPR 2030

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

Learners are given an overview of the sequence of typical language development and normal developmental milestones. Developmental and acquired language disorders, as well as treatment approaches and techniques for both developmental and acquired language disorders, are covered. In addition, the anatomy and physiology related to normal and disordered swallowing will be reviewed. The role of the assistant in providing basic assessment preparation and dysphagia management techniques will be discussed.

Prerequisites: PPRT 2004 and PPRT 2005 Co-requisites: THPR 2027 and THPR 2028 Restricted to Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant

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