SPSC222-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Language Disorders in Children

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022

Description

In this course students examine theories, causes and characteristics of language disorders in early childhood. Issues addressed include cultural variation in perceptions of 'disorder/impairment/disability', prevalence and risk factors, rationales and methods of early identification, principles of clinical assessment and evidence-based intervention, working with bilingual and bicultural clients, service delivery models and methods for judging the effectiveness of intervention. This course includes case study work for both assessment and intervention planning.

Pre-requisites

Restrictions

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 465
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 12:00 Beatrice Tinsley 111
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct

Course Coordinator

Jayne Newbury

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Paul, Rhea , Norbury, Courtenay, Gosse, Carolyn; Language disorders from infancy through adolescence : listening, speaking, reading, writing, and communicating ; Fifth edition; Elsevier, 2018.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $995.00

International fee $5,063.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the department and colleges page .

All SPSC222 Occurrences

  • SPSC222-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022