SIG 17 Perspectives Vol. 2, No. 1, May 2012

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SIG 17 Perspectives Vol. 2, No. 1, May 2012

In this issue of Perspectives, we begin with a welcome column from the new SIG 17 coordinator. The issue further concentrates on communication disorders in Ethiopia, speech-language pathology in the Peace Corps, autism services in Ecuador, and an audiologist’s experience in India. It concludes with a description of an international research collaboration model.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • identify the models of treatment for communication disorders as it relates to health care and education in Ethiopia
  • explain an SLP–Peace Corps volunteer’s service delivery model in Peru
  • explain how a group of professionals in Quito, Ecuador established a center for intervention for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders
  • describe an audiologist’s planning and implementation of a humanitarian hearing care mission to India
  • identify the benefits and obstacles of international collaborations in communication disorders, and list various methods to establish and maintain healthy international collaborations

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Instructor Disclosure: Not available. The content for this program was developed and published prior to the ASHA Continuing Education Board requiring instructional personnel to provide financial and nonfinancial disclosure statements.

Continuing Education

: 0.2 PDHs: 2.0
: 5/15/2012 to 3/24/2015
: Intermediate

Product Information

Item #(s): WEBS172173
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
Language: English
Author: A Collaborative Project of ASHA Professional Development and SIG 17, Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders

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