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SLPM 6013 Neuromotor Speech Disorders (Fall and Spring)


Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course uses the background provided in Neuroscience to provide a thorough grounding in the neuropathologies of acquired and congenital motor speech disorders (the various forms of dysarthria and apraxia of speech). Using this grounding, the student will study rationales and procedures for the differential diagnosis and treatment of these disorders. Students will develop proficiency in the neurological examination as it pertains to speech and swallowing functions.

Prerequisites: Advanced Anatomy of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms; Diagnostic Methods and Clinical Processes; Neuroscience.