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Prerequisite: SP ED 6520 and CMDIS 3120 and one course in Early Childhood.
Methods for developing speech and auditory skills in students with hearing impairments, ages 0-21, will be emphasized. Students will analyze normal and deviant speech by utilizing the International Phonetic Alphabet, and phonetic and phonologic analyses. Students will examine suprasegmental development, articulation, acoustic properties, feedback, and stages of acquisition. Investigation will also include assessments, interdisciplinary collaboration, IFSP and IEP development, technology in speech teaching, auditory training, and critical family involvement. Issues relating to multicultural diversity and impacts on communication will be considered. Instructional strategies for speech and auditory skills training will be integrated into home and educational settings.