SPLP 6012 Aural Rehabilitation

Pre-requisite: MDSC 1003 Introduction to Audiology

Hearing loss has communicative, emotional, social, educational, and economic impact on children, younger adults, and older adults in varying degrees, depending on severity of loss, age of onset and family and social support networks. This course will familiarize students with the principles and practices of teaching language and speech to individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing. Current issues in hearing will be explored relative to the interfacing of Deaf and hearing culture, special education services, the law, and technology. The course will also expose students to the practical, physical, psychosocial, and instructional aspects of hearing loss, audiologic habilitation and rehabilitation.

ASHA Standards:
Standard IV C—Hearing: Developmental and Psychological Correlates
Standard IV C—Hearing: Linguistic and Cultural Correlates
Standard IV C—Social Aspects of Communication:
Standard IV D—Hearing: Assessment and Intervention
Standard IV F—Evidence Based Clinical Practice

SLAATT Scope of Practice:
Aural Rehabilitation Assessment
Aural Rehabilitation Intervention

Text:
Tye-Murray, N. Foundations of Aural Rehabilitation: Children, Adults and Their Family members. 3rd ed. Clifton Park, NJ: Delmar, 2009.