Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)

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SLPA 102    Introduction to Communication Disorders    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the field of communication disorders, including an overview and history of the profession of speech-language pathology. It includes an overview of various speech and language disorders, as well as guidelines for determining the development of typical and atypical speech and language. Observations of multimedia materials showing individuals who demonstrate speech and language disorders, as well as observations at various clinical sites in the area, are a part of the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 715        31469 
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        16826 Textbook

SLPA 120    Clinical Considerations in Service Delivery to Clients with Communication Disorders    3 Units

Prerequisite: SLPA 110 and TA 375 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores in depth specific disorders of communication, their causes, and characteristics. Specific materials and strategies regarding service delivery (assessment and intervention) are emphasized, with a focus on evidence-based practice. It covers remediation techniques and rationales for commonly used therapeutic approaches as well as principles of learning, strategies for service delivery with groups of clients, data collection, clinical documentation, and record keeping. The scope of responsibilities and the role of the Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) in intervention and behavior management strategies are also reviewed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        16824 

SLPA 299    Strategies for Clinical Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: SLPA 110 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MATH 25
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores specific materials and strategies regarding speech and language therapeutic service delivery with a focus on intervention. It covers remediation procedures, forms of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), development of forms of AAC, the International Phonetic Alphabet, the collection and transcription of speech samples, and the collection and transcription of language samples.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 12-Dec 16
M         03:00PM-05:20PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        31844 
TTh       03:00PM-04:45PM LAB K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 700          

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010