Language Disorders

Course Hours: 2.0 Hours

Course Description

Language Disorders is a two hour independent online course designed to provide communications officers an in-depth overview of language disorders that can hinder effective communication with callers. This course covers a variety of topics to include: the requirements for emergency communications, types of strokes, symptoms of strokes, and brain injuries. Upon completion of this training, communications officers will be equipped with the skills needed to communicate with callers that have communication disabilities due to language disorders.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed specifically for Communications Officers; however, public safety personnel of all disciplines will find the information helpful.

Special Notes

This course includes a final exam. Failure to attain the minimum required score will result in a failure of the class. Should the student choose to repeat the course, tuition will be charged at the rate of $15 per credit hour. Tuition must be paid before the student will have access to the course.

This course may be used to satisfy the ADA requirement for communications officers to receive training semi-annually on how to recognize and respond to calls from people who have a communications impairment. 

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
02/01/2020 02/29/2020 ONLINE ITCW20108 Register