Course: SLPA 1063  Anatomy and Physiology of The Speech and Hearing Mechanism

Subject: Speech Language Pathology Assistant

Prerequisites: SLPA 1013

Credits: 3

Description: Through study, online discussion and participation, the student will consider specific theory and mechanisms directly related to the speech and hearing mechanism. Students in this class will explore concepts related to the study of the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanisms including; terminology, structure and function of the skeletal frameworks for respiration, phonation, articulation, swallowing, and hearing. Finally, students will be introduced to concepts of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology which are related and interdependent to speech and language processing and production. This course satisfies the computer proficiency requirement.