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Neural Bases for Speech/Language and Hearing: Course Outline (SLPNB713)

Speech disorders occur when a person is unable to produce speech sounds correctly or fluently, or has problems with their voice or resonance. Language disorders occur when a person has trouble understanding others (receptive language), or sharing thoughts

Course Outline


  • Organization of cns 1
  • Central nervous system
  • Cortical division
  • Cerebral connection
  • Basal ganglia
  • Limbic system
  • Cerebellum and brainstem
  • Spinal cord
  • Organization of nervous system 
  • Organization of nervous system 
  • Autonomic nervous system,  somatic nervous system
  • Protection and nourishment of the brain
  • Development of nervous system
  • Neuronal function in the nervous system
  • Cellular potential
  • Myelin
  • The synapse
  • Principles of neuronal operation
  • Cranial nerves with detail discussion of nerves involved in speech and hearing mechanism
  • Origin of cranial nerves
  • Cranial nerves of speech and hearing
  • Cranial nerve cooperation
  • Blood supply of brain

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