Category: DLD

Evolving practice to support children and young people with SLCN during the pandemic

An online CPD event with eight speakers presenting lightning talks was held on 11/7/20. Together the presenters showed the diversity of the approaches that speech and language therapists and SLCN specialist teachers are using to respond to the pandemic. Also the NAPLIC AGM at the end.

Click here for the link to the documents including the recording. The CPD element is about 1 hour and 30 minutes long.

Elena Loraine: Capturing changes to paediatric Speech and Language Therapy due to covid-19 measures

Carolyn Gelenter: Student voice and transitions during the pandemic

Emma Jordan: Joint working with schools during the pandemic

Mandy Hill: Recovery Conversations: how can we support our SLCN and DLD children?

Sarah Olulode: Developing secondary students’ oracy through remote discussion

Rafiah Badat: Mind maps apps for remote vocabulary therapy

Jenny Jarvis: Can You See My Voice? Aiding Early Years Communication

Fiona Collins: ‘Even the smallest actions are steps in the right direction’ – developing practice with the DLD friendly audit

NAPLIC launches ‘DLD friendly’ scheme

To support services implement the changes to DLD terminology and criteria NAPLIC has developed the ‘DLD friendly’ scheme.

This is a simple self audit which outlines the general areas of service change. Once submitted and approved the ‘DLD friendly’ logo can then be added to letterheads, email signatures etc.

The scheme is open to Speech and Language Therapy and specialist education services which support children and young people with DLD, from all parts of the UK. At this point in time the scheme is not suitable for schools or individual practitioners. The services must be either a group member or have two staff members who are NAPLIC members at the time of submission.

More information and how to apply is available via the Member Area for all NAPLIC members.

New information leaflets released for NAPLIC members

The first in a series of information leaflets have just been published by NAPLIC and are available for all NAPLIC members via the Members Area of the website.

These leaflets focus on DLD and are a useful resource for NAPLIC members and are entitled ‘What is DLD’, ‘DLD take a second look’ and ‘DLD Strategy Tree’. They are yours to print off and hand out to families or other professionals.

First announcement for NAPLIC’s 2019 conference

The 2019 NAPLIC conference will be entitled “Growing up with DLD” and will take place on 11th May 2019 at the Conference Aston Meeting Suites, Aston University, Birmingham.

We are excited to announce the first conference speakers at our NAPLIC 2019 conference who include Danielle Matthews, Cristina McKean and Maxine Winstanley.

You can now register your interest to be notified when booking is open.

Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day is on October 19th

The second Raising Awareness of Developmental Language Disorder (RADLD) Day will be held on Friday October 19th. NAPLIC is part of the international RADLD consortium, and it looks set to be bigger than last year’s amazing event.

The 2018 theme is DLDABC. For inspiration go to radld.org. There are stickers to print off as well as ideas for you to get involved. Whatever you do, take photos and post them on social media tagged #DLDABC and #devlangdis. We urge everyone to join in and spreading the word about DLD.

NAPLIC Conference 2018

The 2018 conference will be held in either late April or mid-May. The working themes currently are the Bercow 10 Years Review and next steps with Developmental Language Disorders, now that we have a label for the condition.

If you have suggestions for speakers you would like to hear then please contact naplic.chair@gmail.com

Conferences

NAPLIC 2020 Conference: “Developmental Language Disorder: moving forward together”

Saturday March 21st saw the first ever NAPLIC online conference. This was thrust upon us by circumstances, and although a very different experience it was amazingly successful.

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