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Exploring role of a speech and language specialist
International Open Academy

Speech & Language Specialist

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International Open Academy

138 € 22 
Originalpreis in GBP:
£ 119  £ 19

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Tipologie Kurs
Methodologie Online
Unterrichtsstunden 50h
Dauer 60 Days
Beginn nach Wahl
  • Kurs
  • Online
  • 50h
  • Dauer:
    60 Days
  • Beginn:
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Speech & Language Specialist work with a wide range of clients to help develop and restore their communication needs. From individuals with dyslexia or down syndrome, to stroke victims who have lost the ability to speak, to someone who has acquired a traumatic brain injury that affects how their brain sends signals to their speech mechanisms, the needs of a speech pathologist are vast. Speech & Language Specialist work diligently to provide the best, most appropriate, and realistic outcomes for those struggling with communication disorders. This course is designed for individuals who have an interest in exploring how literacy and language interact in the body and mind, as well as how various diagnoses and disorders can affect one’s ability to retrieve language and communicate, be it in writing, speaking, or even motor abilities.

Speech pathologists work in schools, rehab centers, hospitals, corporate settings, government agencies, and private practices. As the baby boomer generation gets older, it is believed that the needs of the Speech and Language industry will greatly increase as their healthcare needs become more expansive, possibly up to 20% increase in employment opportunities over the next ten years. Speech & Language Specialist can expect to earn a median salary of $75,000 annually, with significant growth into 6 figure salaries as experience, credentials, and education are accrued.

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Welche Ziele verfolgt der Kurs?

Our Speech & Language Specialist: Level 1 course will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for beginning your journey on the road to a rewarding career in healthcare that impacts a highly important and essential component of the lives of your clients: their ability to communicate.

Students of this course will learn to:

interact with, instruct, and provide rehabilitation services to a diverse client base of various ages, cultures, socio economic groups, and disorders
discern the differences among many speech, language, cognitive, and other communication disorders and how they affect the everyday lives of people
identify the language acquisition patterns, expectations, and delays in infancy, early childhood, and school age children
provide tools and techniques to individuals with communication disorders to maintain a high quality of life
understand how the neural structures of the brain and the oro facial muscles of the face of human beings interact to initiate speech and swallowing functions
evaluate and analyze speech, language, cognitive, and social patterns as a means to diagnose and treat individuals in need of speech and language therapy
Sign up for our Speech & Language Specialist: Level 1 course today to begin the endeavor to making a meaningful difference to the lives of those afflicted with disorders in communication.

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Kurs abgeschlossen: Juli 2018
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Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

Anatomy and Physiology
Early Childhood Education
Speech Communication
Communication Barriers
Communication Training
Literacy teaching and Popular education
Language teaching


Course Programme

Module 1: Overview of the Speech and Language Profession
  • Job description
  • Education and training
  • Work environments
  • Responsibilities of the speech and specialist
  • Clients in need of speech and language services
  • Moral and ethical guidelines

Module 2: Literacy Development
  • Speech therapy and literacy
  • Foundations in pre literacy in infants and toddlers
  • Early childhood language acquisition
  • Continued oral and written language development
  • Multiculturalism and bilingualism

Module 3: Speech and Language Science
  • What is speech science?
  • Anatomy and physiology of the face
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Acoustics

Module 4: Properties of speech
  • Linguistics
  • Articulation
  • Other properties of speech and language

Module 5: Speech and language disorders
  • Characteristics of speech and language disorders
  • Causes of communication disorders
  • Common speech and language disorders

Module 6: Other communication disorders
  • Attention disorders
  • Memory disorders
  • Cognitive disorders
  • Swallowing disorders