Number of credits
|Master in speech and language therapy (120 ECTS)||3 crédits|
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
Summary ear anatomy, deafness type, hearing assessment and hearing aids.
Education of the deaf : history.
Approach to the sign language phonology, morphology and syntax.
Approach to lip-reading methods.
Initiation to figerspelling, Signed French, Cued Speech.
Audiophonology therapy and prelingual deafness: outcomes on child development.
Reading & writing and school path in Belgium.
Parental speech therapy guidance.
Psychology and deafness.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
To be up to date on teaching and rehabilitation of deaf child at the present time.
To be sensitive to sceening and early diagnosis of hearing loss.
Audiophonology methods for the deaf child.
Practical initiation: Signed French, Cued Speech.
To allude to French speaking Belgian Sign Language and fingerspelling.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
bachelor's 3rd year psychological and educational sciences.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Illustration of rehabilitation speech therapy sessions for impraired children.
Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)
Course during 3 hours per day in the first semester,
Recommended or required readings
Course-notes (250 pages) + annexed articles; references bibliographic, vidéos.
Exam(s) in session
Other : statements in LSF, FS, LPC, to be returned in the form of a video
January: written exam + statements in LSFB, FS, Cued Speech to be returned in the form of a video before the date of the exam
Organisational remarks and main changes to the course
Teacher's expectation : attendance at classes (cfr communication modes initiation and videos)