Fall 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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 are emphasized, with a focus on evidence-based practice. Similarities and differences with regard to therapeutic service provision by the speech-language pathology assistant and the speech-language pathologist are introduced. This course 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 23-Dec 18
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        11831 
Textbook
A minimum of 6 hours of observation in the community is required for this class. The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet and D2L is required in this class. Students must have accumulated a total of 15 hours of observation (SLPA 300, SLPA 110, and SLPA 120) to advance to the SLPA 121 course.


SLPA 125    Strategies for Clinical Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: SLPA 110 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MATH 24, 25, or 41
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. This course is designed as an additional opportunity to gain more experience for preparation for fieldwork as a speech-language pathology assistant.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 700        12601 
Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 700          


SLPA 300    Introduction to Communication Disorders    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 23-Dec 18
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        12101 
Textbook
A minimum of 3 hours of video observation in the library is required for this class. The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet and D2L is required in this class.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Zajic              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        11832 Textbook
A minimum of 3 hours of video observation in the library is required for this class. The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet and D2L is required in this class.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014