Nov 30, 2021  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog

DHH 515 - Speech, Hearing Science, & Technology for DHH Students


Teachers of Deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) learners require understanding of the mechanisms of speech and hearing. This course explores foundational knowledge related to audiology and the processing of audiologic information in the brain. Course participants will learn about hearing assistive technologies, including how they function and the role they can play in a classroom setting will be addressed. Participants in the course will integrate knowledge about audiology and hearing assistive technologies to support listening in educational settings. This course will also cover the basics of speech that pertain to DHH learners, including speech production, fluency, and voice. Course participants will incorporate knowledge of speech and language fundamentals in their design of educational plans for DHH learners.

(Cr: 3