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The courses described here are taught by Dr. Goldsworthy. Not every course is offered every semester. The syllabus for each course is available in PDF format. To read online, left-click the course name or number. To download using Internet Explorer, right-click the course name or number and left-click "Save target as..." in the pop-up menu. For more information, email Dr. Goldsworthy.

SPHP125 -Childhood Language Disorders

The focus of this three-unit undergraduate course is on child language disorders including the dynamic and reciprocal relationship of the problem among the following:  the child, his/her family, and the environment.  Language disorders from infancy through adolescence will be covered.  Prerequisites: Introductory course in linguistics. Click for Syllabus

SPHP147 - Assessment

The focus of this 3-unit undergraduate course is on various aspects of assessment in speech-language pathology. Current principles, methods, and materials used by the speech-language pathologist to assess communication disorders will be presented.  Issues related to a model of assessment, informal and formal testing, dynamic assessment, interview techniques, administration, scoring and interpretation of test results, report writing, and related issues will be discussed.  Click for Syllabus 

SPHP222 - Language Learning in School-Age Children
 
The focus of this three-unit graduate course is on in-depth study of language processing and production problems of the school-aged population. Current principles, methods, and materials used by the speech-language pathologist to assess and remediate language deficits in curriculum disordered school-aged population will be presented. The changing emphasis in the schools for itinerant to work more closely with the core curriculum and the special day class teacher to work with a greater variety of students will be discussed. Click for Syllabus.
SPHP223 - Language Disorders in Children and Adolescents
 
The focus of this three-unit graduate seminar is on child language disorders including the dynamic and reciprocal relationship of the problem among the following: the child, his/her family and the environment. Language disorders from infancy through adolescence will be covered. Prerequisites: SPHP 112 and SPHP 121 or equivalent, SPHP 125. Click for Syllabus
 
SPHP242B - Childhood Language Clinic-Methods

The purpose of this graduate seminar is to introduce student clinicians to methods, materials, and procedures currently in use with children demonstrating developmental language disorders.  Prerequisites:  SPHP 125 and 223. Click for Syllabus

SPHP243B - Childhood Language Clinic-Practicum

Supervised clinical work with children demonstrating developmental language disorder. Click for Syllabus