Medical Aspects of Special Education, Communication Disorders and Learning Disabilities

This course will empower participants with a foundation study in the core concepts about normal and disordered anatomy, physiology, and neurology for speech, language, hearing, communication, literacy, learning and swallowing functions. Students will learn medical issues in different developmental disorders of students in special and inclusive educational settings, and acquired disorders in adults which result in different speech, language, hearing, literacy, communication, and swallowing disorders. This course provides a multidisciplinary learning environment supported by vibrant scientific studies which preparing students to become professional speech-language pathologist who can integrate theories and practice.