Course Detail
Course Components:
This course will explore topics required by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) in preparation for students to meet the qualifications for national and Utah state licensure as a speech-language pathology assistant (SLPA). The course is designed to prepare students for the delivery of SLPA services to school-age children with speech and language disorders. Specific emphasis will be placed on understanding the roles of an SLPA in public schools, professional skill development of an SLPA, and treatment for disorders in phonological awareness, articulation, fluency, and receptive/expressive language development across multiple populations.