Bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Therapy (to qualify as a speech and language therapist)

Linguistics, Psycholinguistics and speech therapy evaluation methodology (2019/2020)

Course code
4S000173
Credits
10
Coordinator
Patrizia Colognato

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
GLOTTOLOGIA E LINGUISTICA 3 L-LIN/01-HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS LOGO 1A2S Chiara Melloni
SOCIOLINGUISTICA 1 L-LIN/01-HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS LOGO 1A2S Sabrina Piccinin
METODOLOGIA DI VALUTAZIONE LOGOPEDICA 2 MED/50-APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY LOGO 1A2S Patrizia Colognato
PSICOLOGIA GENERALE 2 M-PSI/01-GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY LOGO 1A2S Massimo Girelli
FONETICA E FONOLOGIA 1 L-LIN/01-HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS LOGO 1A2S Chiara Melloni
ANATOMO-FISIOLOGIA DEGLI ORGANI FONO-ARTICOLARI 1 MED/32-AUDIOLOGY LOGO 1^ anno - 2^semestre Anna Maria Rosa Aragno

Learning outcomes

The course is aimed at studying language learning, neural bases, congenital and acquired deficits of the same. It provides the introductory knowledge 3 to aspects of human language as a cognitive faculty, with particular attention to the levels of linguistic analysis. Theoretical bases for the study of phonetics and phonology and the operational tools for the evaluation and management of phonological disorders in the developmental age are provided. In addition, the methods of approach to the logopathic patient are indicated, how the data is collected, how to carry out observation, evaluation, budgeting and treatment planning. PHONETIC MODULE AND PHONOLOGY Training objectives: Provide the theoretical basis for the study of phonetics and phonology and the operational tools for the evaluation and management of phonological disorders in the Developmental Age. GLOTTOLOGY AND LINGUISTICS MODULE Training objectives: This course aims to provide some introductory knowledge related to the various aspects of human language, understood as the cognitive faculty of the species, and of natural languages, with particular attention to the levels of linguistic analysis. LOGOPEDICAL EVALUATION METHODOLOGY MODULE Training objectives: Teach students an approach towards the patient with logopathy, data collection, observation, evaluation, budgeting and treatment planning. ANATOMO MODULE-PHYSIOLOGY OF SOUND-ARTICULATORR ORGANS Formative objectives: To provide the student with the notions about anatomy and the functioning of the organs responsible for the production of voice, language, articulation and swallowing: oral cavity, pharynx, nasal cavity and resonance , larynx and respiratory system MODULE GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY Educational objectives: Neurobiological and neurophysiological correlates of human cognitive functions. Neuropsychological evidence of cognitive function deficits following focal brain injuries. SOCIOLINGUISTIC MODULE Training objectives: Students are provided with the basics of the sociological study of linguistic facts, which is based on the analysis of the interrelations between organization and functioning of human society and of verbal language. Language and society are related, that is, the social dimension of language

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Graffi, Giorgio; Scalise, Sergio Le lingue e il linguaggio. Introduzione alla linguistica Il Mulino, Bologna 2013 9788815241795
Federazione Logopedisti Italiani Il core competence e il core curriculum del logopedista (Edizione 1) springer 2009 978-88-470-1414-5
A. Schindler, A. M. Miletto Il paziente afasico, valutazione multifattoriale (Edizione 1) Omega 2005
L. Camaioni Psicologia dello sviluppo del linguaggio (Edizione 2) Il mulino 2010
L.Lena, A. Pinton, B. Trombetti Valutare linguaggio e comunicazione (Edizione 6) Carocci-Faber 2015
Oskar Schindler “La voce. Fisiologia patologia clinica e terapia” omega 2010
autori vari Manuale di Otorinolaringoiatria Piccin 2010
De Campora- Pagnini Otorinolaringoiatria Elsevier  
Rossi Trattato di otorinolaringoiatria (Edizione 6) Minerva Medica 1997




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