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