2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Jan 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SP 441 - Aural Habilitation

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: SP 103 , SP 201 , SP 340 . Restricted to majors. A study of the effects of hearing impairment on the communication abilities of adults and children. Adult social, emotional, and communication competency is addressed with a focus on conversational repair. Assessment and intervention strategies and amplification systems are highlighted, including hearing aids, assistive technology aids, and cochlear implants. Pediatric populations are covered including educational options, assessment, and intervention methods. An overview of syndromes associated with hearing impairment is presented.



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