Nov 30, 2023
SLHS 302 - Phonetics and Phonological Disorders
Study of speech sound production; transcription of typical and disordered speech via the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Introduction to speech sound acquisition, including typical and atypical phonological processes. Overview of evidence-based assessment and intervention for articulation and phonological disorders.
Prerequisites: SLHS 301, and declared major in B.S. Speech Pathology and Audiology, or admitted graduate student.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Spring ONLY
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Name the anatomical components of the larynx and vocal tract and explain their roles in speech production.
- Name the manner, voicing and place of articulation of all English consonants, name the distinctive characteristics of all English vowels.
- Name, define and contrast typical and atypical articulation development and phonological processes in English
- List commonly used diacritic symbols
- Transcribe speech samples using the International Phonetics Alphabet (IPA). Speech samples to contain standard American English, disordered articulation, and dialectal differences.
- Demonstrate skills in the application of principles of evidence-based practice in articulation / phonological disorders, including searching for, analyzing and applying available clinical evidence
- Describe the difference between articulation and phonological disorders
- Outline components of the assessment process in articulation / phonological disorders and write an assessment summary
- Describe key intervention models and select appropriate intervention strategies for a range of articulation / phonological disorder profiles
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