Communicative Disorders Assistant Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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  • Objectives
    This program prepares the graduate to work as a Communicative Disorders Assistants (CDA) under the supervision of a qualified Speech-language Pathologist (S-LP) or Audiologist in a variety of workplaces. Emphasis is placed on preparing the graduate to conduct communication programming after the assessment has been completed and treatment plan developed by the S-LP or Audiologist. Students will gain a firm understanding of physiological and functional speech, language and hearing disorders. The development of programming skills and communication intervention techniques appropriate for treating communication disorders is fundamental to the program.
  • Practical experience
    Two comprehensive competency-based field placements will provide the student with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and practice their skills.
  • Academic Title
    Communicative Disorders Assistant Ontario College Graduate Certificate
  • Course description
    Semester 1     

       1. ADULT NEUROGENIC DISORDERS & REHABILITATION I
       2. ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY OF HEARING & SPEECH MECHANISM
       3. ARTICULATION & PHONOLOGY
       4. CHILD LANGUAGE ACQUISITION & RELATED DISORDERS I
       5. CLINICAL & PROFESSIONAL ISSUES I
       6. INTRODUCTION TO AUDIOLOGY
       7. INTRO TO AUGENTATIVE & ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATIONS & ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

    Semester 2  
       

       1. INTEGRATED PRACTICUM I
       2. INTEGRATED PRACTICUM II
       3. CLINICAL ISSUES SEMINAR (2 DAYS)

    Semester 3     

       1. ADULT NEUROGENIC DISORDERS & REHABILITATION II
       2. POPULATIONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
       3. AUDIOLOGY SYSTEMS & AURAL REHABILITATION
       4. CHILD LANGUAGE ACQUISTION & RELATED DISORDERS II
       5. FLUENCY & VOICE
       6. CLINICAL & PROFESSIONAL ISSUES II

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