Lang. & Dev. for Edu.interpret (EIP-202)
This course is designed to provide educational interpreting students with an understanding of the principles and theories of childhood language development and will compare the development of language for children with various degrees of hearing loss with language development of children without educational disabilities. Students will survey language intervention models for students who are deaf and hard of hearing. Additional issues impacting language development in children with hearing loss, including, but not limited to, alternative forms of communication, bilingual/bicultural issues, assistive technology, and cochlear implants. Prerequisite: Approval of Coordinator of ASL-English Interpreting Program or EIPDC Coordinator. 3 lecture hours. 3 credit hours.