SPLP 6017 Language Disorders in Children

Pre-requisites: None

This course is intended to provide students with the basic principles of language assessment and language intervention in school-age children and to develop an understanding of language disorders in children from diverse cognitive, social, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, using curriculum based assessment and intervention methods.

ASHA Standards:
Standard IV C—Receptive and Expressive Language: Etiologies and Characteristics
Standard IV C—Receptive and Expressive Language: Developmental, Linguistic, and Cultural Correlates
Standard IV D—Receptive and Expressive Language: Assessment and Intervention
Standard IV F—Evidence Based Clinical Practice
Standard V B—Evaluation and Intervention

SLAATT Scope of Practice:
Spoken and Written Language Assessment—School-Age Children and Adolescents
Spoken and Written Language Intervention—School-Age Children and Adolescents

Main Text: Paul, Rhea. Language Disorders from Infancy through Adolescence. 4th ed. Maryland Heights, MO: Mosby, 2011.