2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Oct 17, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SP 441 - Aural Habilitation

(3.00 cr.)

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. Students participate in collaborative learning assignments, working together to apply evidence-based practice supported interventions for mock clients and data sets. Students are challenged to listen to insights from others when completing projects as a team.

Prerequisite: SP 103 , SP 201 , SP 340 .
Restrictions: Restricted to majors.

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



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