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SPTHAUD 5210 - ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF COMMUNICATION DISORDERS IN SPECIAL POPULATIONS

[3 Credits]
This course will address assessment and intervention strategies for management of communication disorders in special populations including children on the autism spectrum, seizure disorders, intellectual disabilities, and specific genetic syndrome (including but not limited to Usher’s syndrome, Turner’s syndrome, Goldenhar syndrome and Klinefelter’s syndrome). The course will cover normal language development briefly before discussing communication disorders in special populations. General characteristics of each disorder will be discussed followed by assessment principles used in best practices for the disorder. Principles of early intervention will be addressed, followed by specific intervention strategies for communication disorders in each of the special population groups. Intervention using a Transdisciplinary team will be addressed, including the role of the team members.