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

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SLHS 406 - Adult Neurogenic Disorders


Units: 3
Introduction to adult communication disorders namely aphasia, dementia and progressive aphasias, traumatic brain injury-associated cognitive-communication deficits, right hemisphere disorders and motor speech. Emphasizes human cognitive-communicative systems, identifying characteristics of adult neurogenic disorders, and evidence-based principles for assessment and intervention.

 

Prerequisites: SLHS 301, SLHS 204, SLHS 401, Declared SLHS major or admitted graduate student.
Possible Instructional Methods: Hybrid Only.
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. Define acquired neurogenic language disorders; identify their distinct types; understand the foundation of the ICF framework underlying the role and scope of work of SLPs.
  2. Define cognition and its components; identify discrete components of human memory systems; articulate the inextricable link between cognition and language.
  3. Identify at least 5 defining characteristics of Aphasia, Dementia, TBI, and Right Hemisphere Disorder.
  4. Become knowledgeable about screening, diagnostic and evaluation approaches and tests for clients with NCDs; assess client performance at impairment-activity-participation levels.
  5. efining characteristics of Aphasia, Dementia, TBI, and Right Hemisphere Disorder. 4. Become knowledg
  6. Generate a reflective statement of competency in neurocognitive disorders, near the conclusion of this course.




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