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Areas of Study

Course Overview

This online course is the fourth course in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program. The course addresses the methods, strategies and techniques for developing language, communication, cognition and literacy for infants and toddlers who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families. Candidates will acquire knowledge of assessments used to describe the strengths and needs of these children. The course emphasizes an interdisciplinary collaborative approach and the roles of related professionals (e.g., audiologists, early childhood educators, speech-language pathologists, social workers, psychologists, etc). Strategies and resources will address the continuum of communication and language opportunities including the development of spoken English and American Sign Language.

Admission to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program and completion of ITF 700, ITF 701, and ITF 702

Program: Infants, Toddlers and Families

Credit: 3

Other Courses

ITF-709

Young Deaf Infants…

This course provides an introduction to working with…

Infants, Toddlers and Families

Credits 3

ITF-710

Research Seminar I

This course will focus on various techniques and…

Infants, Toddlers and Families

Credits 3

ITF-711

Research Seminar II

This course will focus on various techniques and…

Infants, Toddlers and Families

Credits 3

ITF-712

Internship & Seminar

This course supports candidates to participate full time…

Infants, Toddlers and Families

Credits 6

ITF-795

Special Topics

Grading System: Letter grades only.

Infants, Toddlers and Families

Credits 1-3

ITF-799

Independent Study

Independent studies enable advanced study of a topic,…

Infants, Toddlers and Families

Credits 1-3