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Developmental Language Disorders

This teaching unit is part of the bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Therapy (undergraduate program). It is a 3-credit mandatory TU in semester 5 that will provide in-depth exploration of the developmental language disorders that can impact children’s development (history of terminology, etiology, prevalence, etc.). Through this course, students will gain understanding of the characteristics and signs of DLD and will learn how and when to diagnose it. They will also explore the importance of early intervention, the different approaches and techniques, and the role of the SLT with parents and within the multidisciplinary team.

Temps présentiel : 18 heures

Charge de travail étudiant : 75 heures

Méthode(s) d'évaluation : Projets

Référence :
-American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (AHSA) (1993). Definitions of communication disorders and variations [Relevant Paper]. Available from www.asha.org/policy -World Health Organisation (2001). International classification of functioning, disability and health: ICF. WHO -American Psychiatric Association (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington -Bishop, DVM. (2006). What causes specific -Pena, ED, Bedore, LM. How can we identify DLD in bilingual children? https://dldandme.org/bilingualism-and-dld/ language impairment in children? Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15, 217-221

Les prérequis de ce cours sont les suivants
 Communication and language Disorders: Introduction
Assessment of Communication and Language Disorders
Ce cours est proposé dans les diplômes suivants
 Bachelor in speech and language therapy