Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course offers the knowledge and understanding of the assessment path and the speech therapy treatment in the pre-verbal and acquired onset hearing
Course contents summary
The lessons concern the consequences of sensory deprivation in the different age groups, the role of the speech therapist, the skills required within a dedicated multi-professional team.
The speech-language approach in the treatment of children with hearing impairments:
• evaluation protocols
Logopedic rehabilitation of the adult patient with acquired hearing loss:
• selection of the adult patient in the cochlear implant procedure
• the logopedic rehabilitation of the adult patient with a cochlear implant
A. Martini, O.Schindler – La Sordità Perlinguale- Omega Edizioni.
The lectures, supplemented by practical exercises and video viewing on clinical cases in evaluation and treatment, are intended to provide an adequate theoretical knowledge and awareness of acting in the professional approach
Assessment methods and criteria
Written test Oral exam with multiple teachers, in order to ascertain the quality and level of knowledge and understanding of the course contents and the ability to apply the acquired knowledge to professional practice. The judgment will also evaluate the quality of participation in the lectures of the student