À propos

Communication is an essential human need. Help individuals afflicted with disorders, injuries and disabilities develop or restore their ability to communicate. 

Our speech and language therapy class will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to begin your journey towards a rewarding career as a speech language specialist. 

You will learn how to:

  • Discern the differences between various types of speech disorders and their effects
  • Understand speech science, including the neural and physiological components essential to speech
  • Evaluate and analyze language, cognitive and social patterns to diagnose individuals
  • Provide tools and techniques to aid those with communication issues
  • Guide speech and literacy development in early childhood

Prérequis

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Leçons

Module 1: Overview Of The Speech And Language Profession

  • Job description
  • Education and training
  • Work environments
  • Responsibilities of the speech and specialist
  • Clients in need of speech and language services
  • Moral and ethical guidelines

Module 2: Literacy Development

  • Speech therapy and literacy
  • Foundations in pre-literacy in infants and toddlers
  • Early childhood language acquisition
  • Continued oral and written language development
  • Multiculturalism and bilingualism

Module 3: Speech And Language Science

  • What is speech science?
  • Anatomy and physiology of the face
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Acoustics

Module 4: Properties Of Speech

  • Linguistics
  • Articulation
  • Other properties of speech and language

Module 5: Speech And Language Disorders

  • Characteristics of speech and language disorders
  • Causes of communication disorders
  • Common speech and language disorders

Module 6: Other Communication Disorders

  • Attention disorders
  • Memory disorders
  • Cognitive disorders
  • Swallowing disorders

Carrière

A qui s'adresse ce cours ?

  • Anyone who wants to begin a career in speech therapy
  • People with a family member or friend who has trouble communicating
  • Everyone who wants to make an impact on the lives of those with speech disorders

    Perspectives de carrière

    • Take the first step towards becoming a speech language pathologist
    • Use your skills and understanding of speech disorders to work in schools, rehabilitation centers, hospitals, non-profit organizations and private practices

    Certification

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognise your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).  When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognises the achievement, from this third-party institution.

    En solde

    Speech & Language Specialist

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    €119.00

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    À propos

    Communication is an essential human need. Help individuals afflicted with disorders, injuries and disabilities develop or restore their ability to communicate. 

    Our speech and language therapy class will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to begin your journey towards a rewarding career as a speech language specialist. 

    You will learn how to:

    • Discern the differences between various types of speech disorders and their effects
    • Understand speech science, including the neural and physiological components essential to speech
    • Evaluate and analyze language, cognitive and social patterns to diagnose individuals
    • Provide tools and techniques to aid those with communication issues
    • Guide speech and literacy development in early childhood

    Prérequis

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Leçons

    Module 1: Overview Of The Speech And Language Profession

    • Job description
    • Education and training
    • Work environments
    • Responsibilities of the speech and specialist
    • Clients in need of speech and language services
    • Moral and ethical guidelines

    Module 2: Literacy Development

    • Speech therapy and literacy
    • Foundations in pre-literacy in infants and toddlers
    • Early childhood language acquisition
    • Continued oral and written language development
    • Multiculturalism and bilingualism

    Module 3: Speech And Language Science

    • What is speech science?
    • Anatomy and physiology of the face
    • Neuroanatomy
    • Acoustics

    Module 4: Properties Of Speech

    • Linguistics
    • Articulation
    • Other properties of speech and language

    Module 5: Speech And Language Disorders

    • Characteristics of speech and language disorders
    • Causes of communication disorders
    • Common speech and language disorders

    Module 6: Other Communication Disorders

    • Attention disorders
    • Memory disorders
    • Cognitive disorders
    • Swallowing disorders

    Carrière

    A qui s'adresse ce cours ?

    • Anyone who wants to begin a career in speech therapy
    • People with a family member or friend who has trouble communicating
    • Everyone who wants to make an impact on the lives of those with speech disorders

      Perspectives de carrière

      • Take the first step towards becoming a speech language pathologist
      • Use your skills and understanding of speech disorders to work in schools, rehabilitation centers, hospitals, non-profit organizations and private practices

      Certification

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognise your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).  When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognises the achievement, from this third-party institution.

      11192 Students

      de Remboursement

      Accrédité

      Accrédité