2023-2024 / LOGO0013-1

Language and communication of intellectual, motor and sensory deficiencies


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in speech and language therapy (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Annick Comblain

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 language evaluation and intervention in different pathologies.

Mental deficiency
Autism spectrum disorders
Cerebral palsy
Communication Matrix
Visual presentations
Social diagrams
Early intervention

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The student will get familiarized with the main topics and methodologies of language and communication disabilities

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Prerequisite :

  • PSYC918-1.Psychology of disabilities and related psychopathological aspects

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

clinical sacses will be porposed and analysed during courses.


Between November 12 and 17, participation in a clinical work session as well as
participation in a MOOC (under construction) attached to the
European COM-IN project will be required.

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

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Face-to-face course

Recommended or required readings

Slides and references  on line

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Additional information:

Written exam

clinical case analysis


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Association of one or more MOOCs

There is no MOOC associated with this course.