Number of credits
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
Chapters: 1) characteristics of skilled reading 2) models of reading acquisition 3) characteristics and definition of developmental dyslexia 4) neurobiological aspects of dyslexia 5) cognitive aspects of dyslexia 6) current theoretical accounts of dyslexia 7) prevention and revalidation of disorders of written language
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
to acquire a critical view about main current theorical accounts of developmental dyslexia and about revalidation methods and tools.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
ex-cathedra + exercises by using lexical data bases
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)
Recommended or required readings
Files on MyUlg
Sprenger-Charolles, L. & Colé, P. (2013). Lecture et dyslexie. Approche cognitive. Paris: Dunod.
Giasson, J. (2012). La lecture. Apprentissage et difficultés. Bruxelles: De Boeck.
Assessment methods and criteria