2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Jan 23, 2021  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COMM DIS 007 Service Delivery Issues for the SLPA


Units: 3
Prerequisites: COMM DIS 003 Therapy Analysis and Field Observation , with a minimum grade of “C” or better.
Corequisites: COMM DIS 003 Therapy Analysis and Field Observation .
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission into the Speech Language Pathology Assistant Program.
This course introduces principles and practices for management of individuals with communicative disorders including consideration for cultural and linguistic variations, an introduction to treatment and behavior management strategies related to Autism Spectrum Disorders and the needs of non-oral children and adults, as well as the preparation, use and maintenance of selected adaptive communication equipment. Legal and ethical considerations, requirements for employment in various work settings, including interdisciplinary and supervisory relationships ,and scope of relationships are presented. State and national regulations, laws, and guidelines from professional organizations for Speech Language Pathology Assistants (SLPA) are also reviewed. (CSU)



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