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CASD 1114 Survey of Speech, Language & Hearing Disorders (Hanini)

Survey of Speech, Language & Hearing Disorders


Instructor: Rawan Hanini
Course Time: Lectures and discussions will be held on Tuesdays 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Classroom: Online
Office: Online
Office Hours: Friday 2-4 PM or by appointment

Online Class

  • Classes will be delivered in both synchronous and asynchronous modes. All lectures, Q&A/discussions will be held during the class time. All students are expected to attend/ participate in the Q&A and discussions.
  • The lecture sessions will be conducted via zoom and they will not be recorded. Recordings may be done (with permission) to review periodically during the semester as long as they are not shared.

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Course Description

This course focuses on survey of speech, language, and communication disorders for educators. It includes the consideration of varied disorders that might be encountered in educational settings; application to children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Learner Outcomes

  1. Students will understand the differences between speech, language, and communication.
  2. Students will be able to identify the etiology and characteristics of various communication disorders.
  3. Students will understand the roles of various school-based professionals and the importance of collaboration among these professionals to support students with communicative disorders.
  4. Students will learn about various methods of assessment and treatment for communication disorders.
  5. Students will develop cultural sensitivity regarding communication differences and disorders.

Course Textbook

This course is a zero cost/open educational resources course.  That means there is no textbook students need to purchase. All materials are available freely to students online on the CASD 1114-Hanini OER site (what you are on right now) and Blackboard blackboard logo..

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