Course Detail
Course Components:
This course is suitable for a variety of majors and is intended to explore communication disorders and how they are portrayed in the media. Major communication disorders will be discussed from a clinical and scientific perspective, with information provided about the characteristics of the disorders, including etiology, assessment, and treatment options. The portrayal of these major communication disorders in the media will be used to explore perceptions of the disorders and people who have them, such that students will learn about communication disorders in general and then be able to compare that knowledge with the way the disorders are portrayed in the media.