Nov 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SLHS 302 - Phonetics and Phonological Disorders

Units: 3
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:

  1. Name the anatomical components of the larynx and vocal tract and explain their roles in speech production.
  2. Name the manner, voicing and place of articulation of all English consonants, name the distinctive characteristics of all English vowels.
  3. Name, define and contrast typical and atypical articulation development and phonological processes in English
  4. List commonly used diacritic symbols
  5. Transcribe speech samples using the International Phonetics Alphabet (IPA).  Speech samples to contain standard American English, disordered articulation, and dialectal differences.
  6. Demonstrate skills in the application of principles of evidence-based practice in articulation / phonological disorders, including searching for, analyzing and applying available clinical evidence
  7. Describe the difference between articulation and phonological disorders
  8. Outline components of the assessment process in articulation / phonological  disorders and write an assessment summary
  9. Describe key intervention models and select appropriate intervention strategies for a range of articulation / phonological disorder profiles

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