2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    May 28, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SP 406 - Neurological Bases of Adult Communication Disorders

(3.00 cr.)

A survey of acquired neurological disorders in the adult population. An overview of normal neuroanatomy and neurophysiology is followed by topics: aphasia, right hemisphere disorder, traumatic brain injury, dementia, and motor speech disorders. Students engage in collaborative assignments including team-based experiential work with a cognitive screening tool and problem-based learning. Career choices in medical speech pathology are explored.

Prerequisite: SP 103 , SP 201 , SP 301 .
Prerequisite (may be taken concurrently): SP 308 .
Restrictions: Restricted to majors.

Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
Years Typically Offered: Annually



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