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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Developmental Disorders of Language and Cognition

Module code: LIN6205

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM2

Contact: Dr Kathleen Mccarthy
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: LIN4208

This module will explore current theoretical approaches and research in the area of developmental disorders of language and cognition. The following topics will be included: Theoretical and methodological issues in the study of developmental disorders; Specific Language Impairment; Dyslexia; Reading Comprehension Impairment; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Hearing Impairment; Assessment and Intervention for Developmental Disorders.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 80.0% Coursework, 20.0% Examination
Level: 6