PSMB005 Speech and communication disorders

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021

The course is not taught in Spring 2021

Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Petra Hoffmannová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jana Marie Havigerová, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jarmila Valchářová
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! PS_BB051 Speech and commun. disorders &&! PSBB027 Speech and commun. disorders
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 8 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/8, only registered: 0/8
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with problems of speech disorders, which can be encountered in practice in both clinical and counseling environment.Each meeting will focus on some of the disorders of children and adults. The candidate will gain not only the theoretical basis, but also practical through the case studies and demonstrations of psychological assessments. In addition, emphasis is also placed on understanding the interdependence of expertise and aftercare.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- to identify the main symptoms of speech disorders and to include them in the correct nosologic unit
- understand the factors involved in speech and communication disorders
- correctly determine differential diagnosis in children's speech and communication disorders
- create a therapeutic lesson for children with speech and communication disorders
  • Neuropsychological aspects of speech
  • Etiology
  • List of expertise – treatment
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Aphasia
  • Developmental Dysphasia x Delayed Speech Development
  • Mutismu
  • Stuttering
  • The most common comorbidities - Apraxia, Alexia, Agraphy, Learning disabilities, ADHD
  • Therapy and aftercare
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  • KULIŠŤÁK, Petr. Neuropsychologie. 2., aktualiz. a přeprac. vy. Praha: Portál, 2011. 380 s. ISBN 9788073678913. info
  • ŠKODOVÁ, Eva and Ivan JEDLIČKA. Klinická logopedie. 2. aktualiz. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2007. 615 s. ISBN 9788073673406. info
  • CSÉFALVAY, Zsolt. Terapie afázie : teorie a případové studie. Translated by Jana Křížová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2007. 175 s. ISBN 9788073673161. info
  • PREISS, Marek and Hana PŘIKRYLOVÁ KUČEROVÁ. Neuropsychologie v neurologii. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada., 2006. 362 s. ISBN 8024708434. info
  • ŘÍČAN, Pavel and Marie VÁGNEROVÁ. Dětská klinická psychologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Avicenum, zdravotnické nakladatelství, 1991. 359 s. ISBN 8020101314. info
Teaching methods
Discussion, case reports, presentation of own projects, reading of specialized literature, final test.
Assessment methods
Verification of knowledge through regular group discussion, group paper, final test, 80% attendance.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: every other week.

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