SPEECH THERAPY IN NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS OF THE ADULT AND OF THE ELDERLY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students will need to know the characteristics of major neuropsychological disorders, assessment tools, and major rehabilitation approaches .
Course contents summary
The lessons will be focused on the main neuropsychological disorders of the adult and the elderly. Greater emphasis will be given to language and communication disorders: assessment, intervention pathways and rehabilitation techniques.
Class lessons: the program themes will be discussed with the aid of slides. The proposed topics will be the subject of collective discussion and study on the basis of ideas and any questions raised during the lessons themselves.
Assessment methods and criteria
The achievement of the goals of the course is verified by an oral exam.
Answering questions about the contents of the course, the student will demonstrate whether he/she has achieved the goals of knowledge and understanding of the contents and the ability to apply the acquired knowledge.