Child Language (CSCD2057)


This unit introduces students to spoken language impairments from birth to the school-aged child. The nature of child language impairments together with principles and practices for assessment, diagnosis, management planning and treatment are covered for the following paediatric populations: pre-linguistic infants, toddlers, preschoolers and primary school-aged children.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x 2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


assignment (50%) and final exam (50% barrier task)


Paul, R & Norbury, C. (2012) Language disorders: From infancy through adolescence (4th ed) Mosby; NY. 618.92855/PAU

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CSCD1032 and CSCD1034


CSCD2064 or CSCD2065

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.