Topics in Speech, Language, and Hearing for Deaf Educators

SED DE 573

Provides an overview of the roles of speech-language pathologists and audiologists as they relate to deaf and hard hearing children. This course offers foundational knowledge and practical methodology in teaching spoken language skills to deaf and hard of hearing children. Review of medical, speech, language and hearing research related to Deaf and hard-of-hearing children will be included. This course also describes the assessment of hearing levels, interpreting audiograms, function and maintenance of hearing assistive technologies (e.g., hearing aids, cochlear implants, and BAHAs), and understanding educational supports available via Early Intervention, IFSPs and IEPs. 2cr.

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