COC 710: Speech of the Hearing-Impaired

Course Description Prevention of the potential and deleterious effect of hearing impairment on auditory/oral communication is the focus of this elective course. Assessment and intervention issues are explored as they impact the individual over the lifespan. Techniques, personnel, and technologies to assist the individual to communicate in the home, school and workplace are addressed. The role of cochlear implants in providing individuals, particularly children, with access to acoustic signals and the family centered focus of early intervention are emphasized.
Prerequisites  COC 610, COC 611, COC 612, COC 640.
Credits 3