With the completion of this course, the students are expected to be able to understand the classification criteria for different categories of learning disabilities. In addition, they are expected to be able to deal with single cases of students with learning disabilities in the context of learning a foreign language in the classroom.
Course Content (Syllabus)
The present course focusses on the specific learning difficulties of speech, reading and writing. It offers a comprehensive analysis of the differential diagnosis criteria as well as the specific characteristics of the relevant clinical groups. It presents the difficulties that these children have with learning a foreign language in the classroom. It also introduces methods that could potentially contribute to successful foreign language learning by these children.
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Bογινδρούκας, Ι., Οκαλίδου, Α., & Σταυρακάκη, Σ. (Επιμέλεια και έκδοση) (2010). Αναπτυξιακές γλωσσικές διαταραχές: Από τη βασική έρευνα στην κλινική πράξη. Θεσσαλονίκη. Εκδόσεις Επίκεντρο.
Κωνσταντίνου, Μ., & Κοσμίδου, Μ. (Επιμ.) (2011). Νευροψυχολογία των Μαθησιακών Διαταραχών. Αθήνα: Επιστημονικές Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου.