This course provides an overview of the neuroscience underlying sensation and perception, as well as its application to learning and treatment. It discusses a client’s ability to sense and perceive details of therapy tasks as critical components for adaptability and plasticity of the human brain, which in turn improves functional outcomes.
Course created on May 2, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to define sensation and perception.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how sensation and perception are important in the context of learning and treatment development.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the role of sensation and perception in relation to neuroplasticity.
Richard D. Andreatta
PhD ASHA Fellow
Richard D. Andreatta is a senior faculty member in both the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) and the Rehabilitation & Health Sciences Doctoral Program in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Kentucky (UK). Dr. Andreatta serves as the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the CSD department and is the Director of Undergraduate Research for the UK College of Health Sciences. Dr. Andreatta received his Ph.D. in Speech Physiology and Neural Science from Indiana University and conducted postdoctoral work in laryngeal neurophysiology at the National Institutes of Health. In 2019, Dr. Andreatta was elected as a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). At the University of Kentucky, Dr. Andreatta is the director of the Laryngeal & Speech Dynamics Lab and is currently active in two research areas encompassing vocal tract physiology and muscle biology in human participants and animal models, respectively. Other areas of scholarly interest include activity-dependent neuroplasticity, dynamic systems theory, and behavioral/cognitive neuroscience. Dr. Andreatta teaches undergraduate courses in anatomy & physiology, speech sciences, and communication neuroscience, and doctoral-level courses on topics ranging from basic neurobiology, sensorimotor integration, speech sensorimotor control, experience-dependent neuroplasticity, and dynamical systems theory.
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0.1 ASHA CEUs
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.
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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
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