SPV 300: Neurolinguistics of Aging.
3 hours, 3 credits. The speech, language, and communication changes, plus related cognitive changes, associated with healthy aging, as well as the communication disorders associated with atypical aging, including stroke, dementia of the Alzheimer's type, and frontotemporal dementia. Review of the etiology and characteristics of these disorders in monolingual and multilingual / multicultural individuals.
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