University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Dec 03, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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SPA 467 - Communication and Language Disorders in Children

(3 units)
Overview of the nature, assessment, and treatment of communication and language impairments in children.

Corequisite(s): SPA 370 SPA 400 SPA 421 SPA 466 ENG 411B  or ENG 412A .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate knowledge of the etiology and specific characteristics of language and communicative impairments in children.
2. define and describe linguistic and communicative characteristics of a variety of childhood language disorders including, but not limited to specific language impairment, mental retardation, hearing impairment, autism.
3. identify language and communicative impairments as primary or secondary to a disorder.
4. demonstrate knowledge of methods of prevention, assessment, and intervention for language disorders in children.
5. perform language analysis of both a child with normal language and a language disorder.
6. demonstrate a cursory understanding of diagnostic and intervention techniques applied to children with language disorders.

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