Department Information

Chair:
Regina B. Grantham
Professional Studies Building Main office: Room 2201 Cortland, NY 13045
Phone: 607-753-5423
Fax: 607-753-5940

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Course Detail

EDU 496 - Organization of Speech, Language and Hearing Disabilities Programs in the Schools

Historical, social and legal foundation for establishing and providing speech/language/hearing services within the curricula of different school settings.

Emphasis on legal and professional concerns including eligibility issues for the Individualized Family Service Plan and Individualized Education Plan; the impact of language-based learning disabilities on classroom performance, particularly reading and writing, curricular development and instructional planning strategies for various populations, differentiated instruction within the classroom, classroom/behavioral management and the role of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and state and federal requirements in the schools.

Applying concepts to specific cases and employing collaboration with parents and other school-based professionals are addressed.

Prerequisite: SHH 370 and SHH 371 and SHH 383 and SHH 480 (including 15 field experience/observation hours in disabilities).

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.