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CSD 641 Speech-Language Development and Disorders in Culturally Linguistically Diverse Populations

Course Description: This course will examine characteristics of speech-language development in linguistically and culturally diverse populations and will provide information related to diagnostic issues and therapeutic intervention with communicatively handicapped children and adults in these populations.

Course Rotation: NY; Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 251 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 642 Advanced Phonologic/Articulation Disorders

Course Description: This course will cover the nature, assessment, and treatment of speech disorders in children. It will review and provide a more advanced theoretical knowledge of normal aspects of articulation and phonological development, etiologic factors associated with speech sound disorders, and discuss phonological assessment practices and treatment strategies as related to evidence-based practice guidelines. Course Rotation: NY; Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 251 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 652 Language Development and Disorders: Focus on Autism

Course Description: This course will provide graduate students in special education with a foundation for the understanding of the communication problems seen in autistic individuals by introducing them to the study oflanguage and language acquisition in typically developing children. This knowledge will then be applied to the speech-language disorders found in individuals with autism.

Course Rotation: Spring.

3 credits

CSD 653 Fluency Disorders

Course Description:

Course Rotation:

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 654 Disorders of Voice and Resonance

Course Description:

Course Rotation:

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 253 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 655 Adult Language Disorders

Course Description:< /strong This course introduces the student to neurogenic communication disorders that affect the adult and geriatric populations. Disorders addressed include these resulting from), aphasia, right-hemisphere syndrome traumatic brain injury, and dementia. This course will be taught with a combination of traditional lecture, problem-based learning (PBL), BlackBoard (Bb), and lab assignments. Course Rotation:< /strong NY; Fall

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 470 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 656 Motor Speech Disorders

Course Description: Assessment and treatment of neurogenic motor speech disorders in children and adults will be addressed; this will include dysarthria, apraxia; feeding, and swallowing disorders. Perceptual and acoustic analyses of speech influencing intelligibility will be discussed.

Course Rotation: NY; Spring

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 253 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 657 Professional Issues and Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology

Course Description:Issues related to the profession of speech-language pathology, service delivery, ethics, legal considerations, funding issues, program administration and credentialing will be introduced. Content is in accordance with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Scope of Practice, Codes of Ethics, Preferred Practice Patterns and guidelines for credentialing. Information and resources that can be used for a professional lifetime will be provided. Finally, the importance of professional activity, including advocacy for the professions and the clients/patients one serves will be addressed. Multiple strategies that incorporate direct instruction, collaborative learning groups, peer teaching, group discussion, student guided problem solving will be implemented. Clinical case studies from a variety of work settings will be included for learning.
Course Rotation: NY; Spring

2 credits

CSD 658 Advanced Diagnostics in Speech-Language Pathology

Course Description: Principals and procedures for assessment of communication disorders in children and adults. In-depth instruction in methods for interviewing and compiling a case history; formal or informal assessment; and clinical reporting. Focus on cultural sensitivity and unbiased testing procedures. Practical application of testing procedures and clinical writing through the use of videos and guided clinical observations.
Course Rotation: NY; Spring

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 460 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 659 Advanced Child Language Disorders

Course Description: This course will provide students who already have had course-work in both preschool and school-aged child language disorders with a more theoretical and evidence based understanding of this communication disorder and more advanced methods of assessing and treating the disorder. Functional assessment rather than standardized tests will be emphasized and critical evaluation of empirical research on therapy approaches will be required.
Course Rotation: NY; Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 241 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 342 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 660 Dysphagia

Course Description:< /strong> Assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders in children and adults will be addressed. Topics will include examination of the anatomy and physiology of normal swallow and characteristics of abnormal swallow, etiologic factors, dysphagia management and related issues. The course will be taught with a combination of traditional lecture, in-class discussions, reading./writing assignments based on peer-reviewed journal articles., YouTube videos, PowerPoint slides, and review sheets.
Course Rotation: NY; Spring

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 356 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 460 Minimum Grade of C and CSD 655 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 661 Clinical Practicum II

Course Description:< /strong> Supervised experience in a clinical setting 30 hours of client contact. This course provides a continuation of the experience in Clinical Practicum I with the addition of the opportunity to conduct and write-up a diagnostic evaluation.
Course Rotation: NY; Spring

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 460 Minimum Grade of D

CSD 662 Clinical Externship Seminar

Course Description:< /strong> This seminar is designed to help guide you through the clinical externship experience. It is a forum for you to discuss what you are doing, why you are doing what you are doing, and how to do what you are doing better. It will allow you to share, process and develop your skills in the area of speech language therapy in the school setting.br /> Course Rotation: NY; Fall and Spring.

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 460 Minimum Grade of D

CSD 671 Audiologic Rehabilitation

Course Description:< /strong> This course will be taught with a combination of traditional lecture, Blackboard (Bb) and learning through active classroom participation in problem solving. In addition, a service-learning component (AOK1) is required. You will be screening the hearing of adolescent female residents in a foster care facility located in the East Village; this will be discussed in more detail in class. As students, it is hoped that you will apply the auditory (re)habilitation process as it relates to the individual’s degree and type of loss and just as importantly, his/her communication needs. Exposure to multicultural views of disabilities will be discussed. There are several readings that address health care systems in urban settings, with disadvantaged populations, and our responsibilities as citizens to our community. These readings will be discussed for their own value as well as how one might apply these values to the profession.

Course Rotation: NY; Spring

4 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 270 Minimum Grade of C

CSD 672 Counseling for Communication Science and Disorders

Course Description:< /strong> Basic theories and practices of counseling, as well as normal psychological, social and educational development, will be explored and discussed. In addition to communication sciences and disorders, the theories and models of counseling presented apply to a variety of disciplines in healthcare that include, social work, nursing, physical/occupational therapy, and physician assistants as well as educators. With mainstreaming of special needs children the norm, educators and healthcare providers need to develop necessary communication skills to work effectively with these children and their parents. Theories and techniques for communicating with the adolescent and adult with disability, their families and related professionals are essential for developing meaningful and positive relationships, as well as appropriate interventions and skills development. In addition, sensitivity and strategies for exploring multicultural views and issues concerning disabilities will be addressed

Course Rotation: NY; Fall

3 credits

CSD 680 Applied Research for Communication Science and Disorders

Course Description:< /strong> This course will be taught with a combination of traditional lecture, interactive classroom discussion in problem solving, exams and assignments. As students, it is hoped that you will increase your competency in using, interpreting, analyzing, and synthesizing evidenced-based research and the importance and necessity for ethical practice. This course is designed to contribute to student experiences to address and/or meet the following ASHA Knowledge and Skills Outcome Standards: Knowledge of standards if ethical conduct; Knowledge of processes used in research and of the integration of research principals into evidence-based clinical practice; Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary professional issues (ASHA practice policies and guidelines); Demonstrated knowledge of entry level and advanced certifications, licensure, and other relevant professional credentials, as well as local, state, and national regulations and policies relevant to professional practice; and Skills demonstrating oral and written or other forms of communication sufficient for entry into professional practice.

Course Rotation: NY; Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

CSD 460 Minimum Grade of C