2023-2024 / LOGO0008-1

Oral language disorders and therapy


30h Th, 15h Pr

Number of credits

 Bachelor in psychology and education : speech and language therapy4 crédits 


Elise Brassart, Christelle Maillart


Christelle Maillart

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course focuses on child speech and language disorders and intervention. It is built around the following sections:
1. Diagnostic
2. principles of intervention 3. parent-implemented therapy 4. Speech sound disorders 5. Lexical and semantic disorders 6. Morphosyntactic disorders 7. Narratives & Pragmatic disorders 8.  Discussion & question and answer session

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To give a complete, updated and scientific based information about language and speech developmental disorders.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

LOGO5005-1 Language Acquisition

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

 hours of theorical courses + personnal work at home.

Recommended or required readings

  • Copy of the powerpoint presentations.
  • Scientific papers and book chapters
Recommended reading :

Paul, R., Norbury, C. & Gosse, C. (2018). Language Disorders from Infancy through AdolescenceListening, speaking, reading, Writing, and Communicating. 5th Edition. Elsevier Health Sciences.
Schelstraete, M.A. (2011). Troubles et traitement du langage oral. Issy-les-Moulineaux : Elsevier Masson

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Written examination 

A written exam (open questions) will be held in January and September. 

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

The last lesson will be devoted to a feedback session on the exercise(s) and preparation for the exam. It will only be accessible to students who have completed the exercises and submitted them on e-campus as requested.

Shared teaching by Mrs. Maillart (ULiege) and Brassart (HERS)


Pr. Christelle Maillart

B38 - Clinical Speech and Language Therapy Unit

Quartier Village 2

30, rue de l'aunaie

4000 Liège


HERS - Elise Brassart


Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

Items online
Items online are available on e-campus