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Intro to Communication Disorders in Adults

An overview of the nature, course, & severity of communication disorders resulting from neurological injury or disease, including impact of acquired neurologically-based communication disorders on the geriatric population. Topics include neurological basis of aphasia, dementia, traumatic brain injury, motor speech impairment, & dysphagia, as well as current evaluation strategies & treatment programs for these & related disorders.Effects of normal & pathological aging on speech, voice, language, cognition, hearing, & swallowing will also be examined.
Course #
CSCD-UE 1801
Units
4
Term
Spring
Department