INTRODUCTION TO THE CLINICAL PROCESS  II,  CD 548

Wednesday  1:30 - 4:00 PM

Semester I  2000

Room #104

TEXT :   DIAGNOSIS IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY  second edition 
 Eds.  Tomblin, Morris Spriestersbach

PROFESSOR:  Elsa Abele, MS CCC Slp

OFFICE:       Room  #349, 635 Commonwealth Avenue

OFFICE HOURS:  Wednesday  12:00 -  1:30 P.M.

PHONE:       353 - 9687

Disability disclosure:   Any student who has a disability or condition that compromises his/her ability to complete the requirements of this course must notify the instructor in writing within one week.

COURSE OBJECTIVE:  To present a philosophy for diagnosis in speech-language pathology that includes  "the importance of disciplined, comprehensive description of behavior using the best tools available, comparing that information with information about the normal population, and bringing these data together with clinical history information to arrive at hypotheses about diagnoses that can then be rationally tested through therapy in a problem-solving mode."  T.M.&S

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:  There will be short papers of analysis and reflection on the various diagnostic projects and topics  covered in the course.  There will be announced quizzes on the material related to each topic .  Attendance and class discussion will be considered in grading.

COURSE SCHEDULING:

September 6              Perspectives on Diagnosis                               Chapter 1

                                    Models of Diagnosis

                                    Multicultural Issues                                                   Chapter 2

September 13            Data Collection  - Overall Diagnostic Report          Chapter 3

                                   The Interview,Questionaires,Standardized Tests                                    

                                                                    

September 20:          Simulated Interviews:                                             

                                   The Oral Mechanism Examination                         Chapter 4

September 27:          Pre-School Speech/Language Screening                                        

                                                                          

October 4:              Fluency Evaluation, Pediatric and Adult                   Chapter 10                                                       

                                   Diane Fillion Parris MS CCC SLP            

                                    CD Department, Sargent College

 

October 11:             Aphasia Examination – The BASA                            Chapter 7   

October 18:             Language Sampling and Analysis                               Chapter 5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       pp.114 - 121

                                     

October 25:             Language Test Presentations                                Chapter 5

                                    

November 1:            Evaluation of Voice Disorders                                   Chapter 9

                                    Joan Hargrave MS CCC SLP

                                    CD Department, Sargent College

November 8               Audiological Testing, Instrumentation                        Chapter 17

                                   Ann Dix MA CCC A

                                   Clinical Audiology, Sargent College

November 15              Traumatic Brain Injury Evaluation                            Chapter 13

                                   Carol-Cayer-Mead MS CCC SLP

                                   Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital

                                                                                                  

November 22               NO CLASS THANKSGIVING BREAK

November 29:          Arena  Evaluation – Speech/Language and

                                    Occupational Therapy  (speakers TBA)

                                                                                                                      

December 6:            Presentation of Data/ Making a Diagnosis

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