An introduction to current theories of language and an investigation of their relationship to human communication behavior. Survey of the experimental literature relating to this question.
Courses Offered in Fall 2014
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Survey of the dysarthrias and aphasias in adults from an interdisciplinary point of view.
The principles underlying the treatment of speech, language and hearing disorders in children and adults.
Instrumentation in hearing and speech sciences.
Theoretical principles, methodology, and interpretation of routine audiometric tests, including pure tone, speech, and acoustic immittance measures. Modification of procedures for special populations. Equipment calibration and mass hearing screening programs.
The nature of fluency disorders. Principles, methods and procedures for the clinical management of fluency disorders in children and adults.
Theoretical, empirical and clinical perspectives on language disorders in children.
Principles and techniques of physiological and electrophysiological measures of the audio-vestibular mechanisms.
Clinical practicum in speech-language pathology at the University of Maryland Hearing and Speech Clinic.
Diagnostic tools and methods in the analysis of speech-language disorders in children and adults.
Auditory perception and auditory processing in normal and impaired hearing.