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Motor Speech Disorders


3.0 Credit, 3 Lecture, 0 Lab


Neuropathology, symptomology, clinical assessment, and treatment of adult motor speech disorders.

Speech Motor Control

Explain basic principles and current theories of speech motor control, including biological and neurological aspects.

Etiology of Motor Speech Disorders

Describe the etiology and characteristics of the different dysarthria subtypes, as well as apraxia of speech, including anatomic, physiologic, aerodynamic and acoustic features.

Assessment and Intervention

Show understanding of principles and methods of assessment and intervention in motor speech disorders, based on a sound grasp of the physiologic rationale for any treatment provided.