2017-2018 / LOGO0009-1

Acquisition, troubles and reeducation in written language


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in psychology and education : speech and language therapy3 crédits 
 Master in education (120 ECTS)4 crédits 
 Master in speech and language therapy (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in psychology : general (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 University certificate in clinical psychology with a focus on psychopathology3 crédits 


Martine Poncelet, Emilie Veys


Martine Poncelet

Language(s) of instruction

French language

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

written exam

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks

first quadrimester