BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

FNSL-160 - Articulation and Phonology - 3.00 Credits

FNSL-160 - Articulation and Phonology - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course concentrates on providing the student with introductory skills and the theoretical background related to the methodology and treatment of articulation and phonological differences. Normal developmental milestones for sound and oral motor development including First Nations dialects will be covered. Activities and strategies reflective of various treatment approaches will also be discussed. The role of the speech language assistant in implementing program recommendations will be emphasized throughout.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • First Nations Speech and Language Assistant Certificate - FNSL Certificate Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : Program Admission.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • articulate typical developmental milestones of sound development;

  • understand typical oral motor development;

  • understand the anatomy and physiology of the oral motor structure;

  • demonstrate intervention techniques for articulation delays;

  • demonstrate and be able to use intervention strategies for phonological disorders; and
  • demonstrate an understanding of the phonetic alphabet.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Weiss, C. E., Gordon, M. E., Lillywhite, H. S., & Weiss, C. E. (1987). Clinical management of articulatory and phonologic disorders. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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