Language 1 (CSCD5021)


This unit provides theoretical and applied knowledge in child language development and disorders. The nature of child language impairments, the principles and practices for assessment, diagnosis, management planning and treatment, are covered.

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1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


3 online quizzes (10% in total), group assignment (35%), reflective journal (5%) and 2-hr final exam (50%)


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

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This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD5027 Clinical Practice 1

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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.