2023-2024 / LOGO0026-1

Logopaedic rehabilitation techniques for hearing difficulties


30h Th

Number of credits

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


Brigitte Lejeune

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

- Universal screening for deafness in French-speaking Belgium
- Late screening for hearing deficiencies and consequences
- Testing deaf children: initial assessments and care renewal assessments; administrative context
- Multidisciplinary audiophonological care for deaf children: the role of the speech therapist, therapy methods; contents of the hearing rehabilitation sessions
- The speech therapist / audiologist partnership
- The speech therapist / psychologist partnership
- The speech therapist / teacher partnership (in specialised or ordinary teaching)
- Schooling for deaf children: orientation criteria (BIAP 15/1) www.biap.org
- Communication strategies (annexed to BIAP recommendation 17/02)
- The deaf community: its point of view
- Deafness in the framework of the multi-handicapped: speech therapist's role
- Audiophonological rehabilitation of adults who have become deaf and wear a cochlear implant

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

- Knowing how to draw up a complete speech therapy assessment of a child or adult who have become deaf - Information and parental guidance as a speech therapist - Orientation of the patient and their family with a view to receiving therapy - Knowing the legal elements regarding speech therapy for a deaf patient - Knowing the possibilities in terms of education and schooling for deaf children - Knowledge concerning hearing education for a deaf patient

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

1st year of master's degree in speech therapy or bridge justifying entry into the 2nd year Ability to code an oral exchange in cued speech Students must have begun learning sign language (French-Belgian sign language or French sign language)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

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

3-hour course in the first semester
Audiograms analysis 

Recommended or required readings

Syllabus notes and collection of texts (200 pages) Examples on video during class

Exam(s) in session

January exam session

- In-person

written exam

Additional information:


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Presence in class essential (learning hearing rehabilitation techniques)


Association of one or more MOOCs