Gross anatomy of the ear and pathways for transmission of sound energy through the peripheral and central auditory system. Causes, development and effects of pathological conditions contributing to temporary or chronic hearing impairments.
Courses Offered in Summer 2016
Analysis of the normal processes of speech and language development in children.
The principles underlying the treatment of speech, language and hearing disorders in children and adults.
Principles, methods, and procedures for categorizing, understanding, and developing augmentative and alternative communication.
Nature and clinical management of dysphagia as it pertains to different clinical settings for adult and pediatric populations.
Principles, methods, and procedures for categorizing, understanding, an developing augmentative and alternative communication.
Comprehensive examination of the anatomy and physiology of the peripheral as well as the central auditory and vestibular systems. Both afferent and efferent pathways will be considered. Applications of basic auditory neuroscience to contemporary clinical audiology practice will be highlighted.
Principles, methods and procedures for aural rehabilitation/habilitation in children and adults.