Sep 29, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CMDS 550 - Communication Disorders in Adults


Credit(s): 3
3 semester hours
Prerequisite(s): CMDS 510 .
Differential diagnosis, treatment, historical perspective and theories of aphasia and related disorders in adults are included. Developments in neurogenic rehabilitation such as psychosocial and functional approaches, as well as evidenced-based practice, and practical clinical applications of theoretical issues are emphasized. The social, emotional, perceptual, physical, and cognitive factors associated with atypical aging and their effects on communication will also be studied. The role of professionals who work with these adult populations, as well as family interaction will be included. Issues relating to patients and families from a variety of cultures will be discussed. Offered spring semester only.



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