CMDS222-12S2 (C) Semester Two 2012

Language Disorders in Children

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
09 Jul 2012 - 11 Nov 2012


Introduction to childhood language disorders, with a focus on the preschool period, including description, theory, assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and treatment evaluation.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.


Streams Day Time Where Notes
Stream 01 Monday 3:00pm-4:00pm Kirkwood KC05 9 Jul - 19 Aug,
3 Sep - 14 Oct
Friday 1:00pm-3:00pm Kirkwood KC05 9 Jul - 19 Aug,
3 Sep - 14 Oct

Course Coordinator

Thomas Klee

Guest Lecturer

Jayne Moyle


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Class Test 1 10 Aug 2012 35%
Assessment Assignment 07 Sep 2012 10%
Intervention research presentation 05 Oct 2012 15%
Class test 2 12 Oct 2012 40%


Required Texts

Paul, Rhea; Language disorders from infancy through adolescence : assessment & intervention; 3rd ed; Mosby Elsevier, 2007.

Recommended Reading

McCauley, Rebecca Joan , Fey, Marc E; Treatment of language disorders in children; Paul H. Brookes ;Eurospan, 2006.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $772.00

International fee $3,875.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Department of Communication Disorders.

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