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Course Overview

The course is designed to help audiologists and speech-language pathologists work more effectively with their clients in addressing the biopsychosocial effects of hearing loss and other communication disorders. Students will learn about the impact of hearing loss and communication disorders on infants, children, adults, older adults, and significant others. Students will develop a interviewing and specific counseling skills to help clients address their hearing loss and communication-related needs. This course will serve to provide a theoretical framework, practical strategies and personal reflection for working and providing services with cultural and linguistic awareness, knowledge, competency and proficiency.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Doctorate, Graduate, Masters
Prerequisite: Open to HSLS majors only or permission of the instructor or department chair.

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This online course is designed for students who are preparing for Service Providers and careers working with individuals who are ...
Grading System: letter grades only.
A study of the speech mechanism, speech production, and the acoustics of speech.

Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate