|Field of Study:||Commun. Tech./Technicians and Support Services, Other
|Description:||This program prepares students to work in a supporting capacity with registered Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists in a variety of service settings and populations. The program is based on developing a firm understanding of anatomical and physiological aspects of speech, language, and hearing disorders along with the necessary skills for intervention and programming. Emphasis is placed on preparing the graduate to carry out screening and remediation programs under the direction of the Speech-Language Pathologist or Audiologist. The comprehensive, competency-based field placements provide students with opportunities to develop and practice these skills.
*Program outline and course sequencing is under review and subject to change for 2016-17
Graduates from this program may find employment as assistants or technicians, in facilities/agencies serving clients/patients with communicative disorders such as schools, day care centres, residential institutions, hospitals, nursing homes and clinics. Many graduates have the opportunity to relocate across Ontario for many of the employment options available. The graduate will work under the direction of a qualified Speech-Language Pathologist and/or Audiologist.
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