UT Dallas 2018 Graduate Catalog

COMD7221 - Preschool Intervention

COMD 7221 Preschool Intervention (2 semester credit hours) The purpose of this class is to develop the skills to select and use appropriate assessment methods for preschoolers in the areas of language and articulation/phonological process delays/disorders, to develop appropriate treatment plans and intervention procedures for this population based on assessment results, and to determine when it is appropriate to end services. Skills such as varied treatment and scaffolding approaches (including the use of visually supported learning strategies and low-tech AAC), appropriate programming options (group and individual therapy models, etc.), behavior management, interdisciplinary collaboration, considerations involving parents and ethics, and data collection will be emphasized in discussion. Prerequisite: COMD 6308 and department consent required. (2-0) Y