This course examines theoretical and practical applications of current practices in the assessment and management of speech, language, and swallowing disorders across the lifespan. The primary focus is on assessment and intervention principles and practices that are applicable to a broad spectrum of individuals and disorders. The course emphasizes the development of skill in professional report writing. Lab sessions provide practical experience in administering and scoring formal and informal assessments, as well as developing appropriate assessment protocols for a variety of populations. Issues of cultural sensitivity, non-biased assessment and bilingualism are also introduced.