GERO 8596 DISORDERS OF COMMUNICATION IN OLDER ADULTS (3 credits)
This course is designed to familiarize the student with the identification and symptomatology, basic assessment and intervention strategies associated with disorders of communication affecting older adults and geriatric patients. It is beneficial to students majoring in gerontology or speech pathology, as an elective course, or as a professional enrichment course for persons working in these or related fields. Graduate: Students are assigned contacts with and written reports of contacts with an older adult who manifests a disorder of communication. (Cross-listed with GERO 4590).