Dec 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SLHS 606 - Augmentative and Alternative Communication


Units: 3
Principles of assessment and intervention in augmentative/alternative communication for children and adults with complex communication needs. Includes hands-on experience with software and hardware. Open to professionals in relevant fields with instructor permission. 

Prerequisites: Admission to M.S. Speech-Language Pathology program.
Possible Instructional Methods: Hybrid Only.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the nature and variety of communication disorders that require Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of principles and methods of assessment and intervention in the area of Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
  3. Demonstrate skills in the area of delivery of services to culturally and linguistically diverse populations that use AAC to communicate.
  4. Demonstrate fluency with a range of software and hardware used in Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of processes used in research and the integration of research principles into evidence-based clinical practice in the area of Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary professional issues in Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
  7. Demonstrate (successful use of) oral and written or other forms of communication in the area of Augmentative and Alternative Communication.




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