Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
Role playing with peers has long been used in professional preparation programs to teach and practice skills. We propose the use of standardized patients (SPs) in lieu of peers to role play these encounters in a safe and effective way. SPs are individuals who have been trained to realistically portray a patient or family member in various scenarios set up to target a specific skill or communication technique for students
Schroy, Catherine and Voss, Jenna M., "Actors as Teachers in Graduate Education" (2021). Faculty Publications. 3.
Poster presented at the 2021 AG Bell Listening and Spoken Language Symposium.
Scenarios and references handout attached as additional file.