Online | 3 semester credits
In this course you will study the effects of hearing loss on perceptual, cognitive, communicative, educational, occupational, social, and emotional aspects of life for all age ranges. You’ll be able to identify common intervention techniques including communication strategies training, auditory training, speech reading, hearing aids, assistive devices, and cochlear implantation. You will build proficiency in the application of assessment tools, and developing recommendations for rehabilitation.
Carolyn Christian, Clinical Instructor, has worked as a speech-language program support teacher and special education administrative consultant for a multi-district educational agency; and she provided speech and language services in hospitals and public schools. Ms. Christian currently provides supervision of graduate and undergraduate student clinicians in the CSD clinic and teaches Rehabilitation Methods to graduate students.
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This course is part of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Communication Sciences and Disorders Department Post-Baccalaureate Online Series designed for those interested in becoming Speech-Language Pathologists who hold a bachelor's degree in a different field. By earning 30 credits of coursework in Communication Sciences and Disorders, you could be eligible for admission into a CSD graduate program of your choice.