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SLPM 6020 Adult Neurogenic Cognitive Disorders (Fall and Spring)

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Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course reviews the nature, assessment, and remediation of cognitive, perceptual, and communication disorders associated with traumatic brain injury, right hemisphere dysfunction, and dementia. Associated nonlinguistic disorders such as coma, agitation, and neglect are considered. Discussions include cross-cultural and lifespan considerations in communication and the management of communication disorders.

Prerequisites: Neuromotor Speech Disorders; Dysphagia; Seminar in Management of Medically Involved Patients