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Language 2: Literacy and Language - CSCD5064

Year - 2020

This unit continues on from CSCD5060 Language 1 - Developmental Disorders and introduces students to spoken and written reading, learning and language impairments in school-aged children and adolescents. Students will learn the principles and practices for assessment, diagnosis, management planning and treatment of spoken and written reading, learning and language impairments for school-aged children (K-6) and adolescents (Grade 7-12) that occur as a result of a variety of aetiologies.

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

case based child literacy quiz (10%), development of an 8-week school-based structured small group literacy and language program (40%), 1 x 2-hr case-based individual exam (50%)

Paul, R. and Norbury, C. (2012). Language Disorders from Infancy through Adolescence (4th Edition): Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Communicating. Mosby.

Additional information
This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD50XX Language 3 - Aphasia and Cognitive Impairment




Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Communication Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 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
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Kimberley Docking
HECS Band: 2
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