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SLPM 6001 Foundations of Speech, Language and Cognition ()


Credits: 2

Course Description:

This course examines the normal development of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics in children’s communication in the context of monolingual and bilingual populations. A comprehensive review of the theories of language development, acquisition, cultural and environmental factors contributing to language development will be provided. This information will establish a foundation for effective evaluation of both normal and disordered language as well as provide an understanding of how language affects academic achievement as well as social and emotional development