School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Developmental Disorders of Language and Cognition

Module code: LIN6205

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM2

  • Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12: Friday 10 am - 12 pm

Contact: Dr Kathleen Mccarthy
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: LIN4200

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: 70.0% Coursework, 30.0% Examination
Level: 6