Course Description for Auditory/Oral Strategies for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Auditory/Oral Strategies for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Prerequisite: EHD 4261
Description: The purpose of this course is to provide learners with the knowledge base to understand instructional methods of teaching speech. The areas to be covered include the anatomy and physiology of speech mechanisms, practical orthographic representations of speech, introductory phonetics and phonology, functional descriptions of speech sound production, and basic speech acoustics. Learners will also be trained in the assessment of speech at the phonetic and phonologic level, a teaching sequence of speech skills and specific strategies for the elicitation, development, transfer and maintenance of all the phonemes of English and of suprasegmentals.