PYI 545: Adv Assessmt & Intrvntn-Speech Lang Path

Synonym:

52258 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Mary Elsa Abele

Credits:

3

Seats:

11

Semester:

Spring 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 1/12 (9:00AM-4:59PM)
Sat 2/2 (9:00AM-4:59PM)
Sat 2/23 (9:00AM-4:59PM)
Sat 3/15 (9:00AM-4:59PM)
Sat 4/5 (9:00AM-4:59PM)
Sun 4/27 (9:00AM-4:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Individual Assessment and Interventions Strategies
Restricted to ASD Certificate students; others by written permission of the Program Director provided to the Registrar’s Office via FirstClass.
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of the first semester ASD certificate coursework or with permission of the Program Director.

The advanced strand for Speech Language Pathologists will develop a greater knowledge base in the three deficit areas of Theory of Mind, Central Coherence, and Executive Function. The areas of interactive perspective taking, self-advocacy and disclosure, and compensatory strategies for 147showing what you know148 will be explored. Both the paralinguistic aspects and nonverbal aspects of communicative events will be developed as part of the treatment paradigm in teaching these contextually based communication skills. Treatment models for various contexts will be learned and practiced to enhance clinical skills. Students will lead oncampus pragmatic language groups with teens and young adults to practice applications.