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Module code:HCSCGH22(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Developmental Disorders of Language, Learning and Cognition
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser:Charles Hulme
Organiser's location:Chandler House, 210
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Module prerequisites:This module will explore current research and theory in the area of developmental disorders of language learning and cognition. The following topics will be included : Theoretical and methodological issues in the study of developmental disorders. Dyslexia. Reading Comprehension Impairment. Language Impairment. Mathematics Disorder. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Developmental Coordination Disorder. Autism. Interventions for developmental disorders.  
Module outline:Lectures: 1. Introduction to Disorders of Language, Learning & Cognition 2. Methodological Issues in the study of developmental disorders 3. Dyslexia 4. Reading comprehension impairment 5. Dyscalculia 6. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 7. Specific language impairment 8. Autism Spectrum Disorder 9. Interventions for Developmental Disorders – Randomised trials 10. Revision session 
Module aims:To examine current understanding of the nature of developmental disorders of language, learning and cognition. 
Module objectives:Students will understand the methods used to investigate developmental disorders of language, learning and cognition. Students will evaluate current research findings concerning developmental disorders of language and cognition. Students will gain insight into general theories of atypical development.  
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Module assessment:One essay (3,000 words) 100.00%.
Notes:Course text: Hulme, C. & Snowling, M. (2009) Developmental Disorders of Language, Learning and Cognition. Wiley-Blackwell. Other material to be provided through Moodle. 
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