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Language 1: Developmental Disorder - CSCD5060

Year - 2020

This unit introduces students to spoken language disorders from birth to the end of preschool. The nature of child developmental language disorders together with principles and practices for assessment, diagnosis, management planning and treatment are covered for the following paediatric clinical populations: pre-linguistic infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

2-hr lecture/week, 1-hr tutorial/week

case based child development quiz (10%), group assignment and individual reflection - child language assessment plan (40%), 1 x 2-hr case-based exam (50%)

Additional information
This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD5067 Clinical Practice 2, CSCD5064 Language 2: Literacy and Language and CSCD50XX Functional Communication in Disability

Assumed knowledge
An understanding of basic linguistics including traditional grammatical analysis. Summer School Linguistics and Phonetics, or their equivalents.


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Communication Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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