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This module is aimed at speech and language therapy practitioners, teachers and other professionals working with children with special educational needs, to develop their understanding of the link between theory and practice in the area of language, learning and development.
It synthesises a range of current debates in linguistics and psychology and explores the interactions between language and cognitive development, the underlying skills of language literacy and numeracy and provides a critical discussion of the methodological approaches used in this domain.
17th, 18th January; 28th February 2017
Overseas students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module
For those students whose first language is not English one of the following qualifications is also required:
Shula is a psycholinguist specialising in typical and atypical language development. She has worked at City University London (1982-2000, 2006 to date) and at University College London (2000-2005).
After undergraduate studies in Linguistics and French at the London School of Economics, Shula undertook doctoral research on language acquisition at University ...