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Speech and language disorders refer to problems in communication and related areas such as oral motor function. These delays and disorders range from simple sound substitutions to the inability to understand or use language or use the oral-motor mechanism

Course Description

In order to develop a complete understanding of the deviation of communication abilities from normal development it is necessary to learn about normal course of developmental. Knowledge about the areas of development will be imparted. Skill to analyze diverted and delayed language as per its cause will be developed. A complete understanding of language disorder syndromes will be imparted.


Course Goals

  • To produce specialized professionals who are aware of stages of human development.
  • To enable the students understand the milestone achievement of the child.
  • To enable the students understand developmental delay
  • To give detail outline of behaviour, its theories and behavioural therapy.

About Rehabilitation Sciences

The Riphah College of Rehabilitation Science (RCRS) was established in 2007 under the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (FHMS) of Riphah International University with the aim to produce graduates of Physical Therapy and other Rehabilitation Professions in Pakistan according to international standards. Riphah is the pioneer institute in the Entry level Doctor of physical therapy program (DPT) and Post Professional Doctor of Physical therapy program (PP-DPT) in Pakistan (Equivalency of 18 years of schooling/M.Phil as per HEC criteria).The College has the largest and highly qualified faculty of physical therapy. This is the only institute which has foreign qualified faculty (UK & USA). 

The college has two campuses, Islamabad and Lahore. The college also has great contribution for the uplifting of rehabilitation sciences professions by enhancing the knowledge and skills of the practicing clinicians. The college has a leading role by developing uniform DPT curriculum in the country. 

The Director of the College was nominated as secretary of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) national curriculum revision committee (NCRC).

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