2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 17, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 669 - Communication Disorders

Credits: Three (3)
Students are introduced to how communication develops and impacts learning from birth through childhood. Communication of Standard English speakers and that of culturally and linguistically diverse populations is investigated. Strategies for facilitating communication in children who exhibit cultural/linguistic diversity and those who exhibit exceptional learning needs are discussed, including augmentative and assistive communication strategies and the importance of family involvement. The need for professionals to develop cultural competence and to participate in life-long learning is emphasized.