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

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CMDS 561 - Acquired Motor Speech Disorders


Credit(s): 3
3 semester hours
Prerequisite(s): CMDS 510 .
This course provides study and review of the neuromotor systems subserving speech production and the disorders that affect it. Diagnosis and treatment of motor speech disorders, with primary emphasis on dysarthria and apraxia are presented. The use of augmentative systems for persons with severe motor speech dysfunction will be included. Although the course is primarily adult-oriented, attention will be given to oral motor assessment across the life span. Several multicultural issues that relate to treatment of clients with motor speech disorders will be explored. This course requires several offsite clinical assignments. Offered spring semester only



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