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ERIC Number: ED127470
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Speech Pathology Assistant. Instructor's Guide. A Suggested Guide for a Manpower Training Program.
National Association for Hearing and Speech Action, Silver Spring, MD.
Designed to assist agency and university professionals in the organization of a program to prepare trainees for employment as speech pathology assistants, based on intensive clinical work with patients, this training guide is presented in the form of a suggested program outline of minimal knowledge and skill requirements to be obtained by the trainee. The nine teaching modules (each including training time, objectives, content outline, suggested activities, and suggested references) are titled: (1) Trainee Orientation, (2) Bases of Speech: Structure and Function, (3) Hearing, (4) Disorders, (5) Diagnosis Evaluation and Clinical Management Procedures, (6) Ethnic and Cultural Differences, (7) Exceptional Children and Adults, (8) Client Follow-up Procedures, and (9) Work Experience Training. A job description for a speech pathology assistant, suggestions on trainee qualifications, instructor's qualifications, and duration of training and programs are included along with a list of criteria for evaluating trainees and a brief glossary of professional terms and organizations. (WL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Hearing and Speech Action, Silver Spring, MD.
Note: For a related document see CE 007 719