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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Communication Disorders (DES222)


39 hours (13 weeks). 

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to identify basic speech, language and hearing disorders in children and adults and discuss how they pertain to the speech and language pathologist.


Topics include: introduction to the common types of communication disorders and the various disorders of hearing, articulation, language, voice and fluency, juxtaposed against normal speech and language development. Pediatric and adult swallowing disorders are introduced. Methods of instruction include lecture, audio/visual materials, learner presentations, reports, and lab.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation).