Conference Programme

NAPLIC 2019 Conference: "Growing up with DLD"

DATE: 11th May 2019 TIME: 9.30 to 4.30 VENUE: Conference Aston Meeting Suites, Aston University, Birmingham

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8.45 – 9.30Coffee, Registration and Exhibition
9.45 – 9.55Young person with DLD
Growing up with DLD
9.55 – 10.40                  Cristina McKean, University of Newcastle
Understanding developmental change in child language and the implications for children’s services
10.40 – 11.10                Melanie Rudkins and Marie Newton Teacher/Speech and Language Therapist, Brighton
Teachers and Therapists unite!  The system of support for SLCN in Brighton and Hove 
11.10 – 11.35               Tea/Coffee and Exhibition
11.35 – 12.20               Maxine Winstanley, University of Manchester
Contrasting outcomes of growing up with identified vs unidentified DLD
12.20 – 12.45                AGM
12.45 – 1.45                  Lunch and Exhibition
1.40 – 1.45                                        Emma Jordan, NAPLIC Vice-Chair
1.50 – 2.20                    Billie Lowe, Speech & Language Therapist, Lincolnshire
Word discovery: A classroom vocabulary intervention for adolescents with language disorder
2.20 – 2.50                   Amanda Finer, and Anna Sowerbutts, Speech and Language Therapists, Hackney
DLD and Me: Supporting children and families to understand diagnosis
2.50 – 3.15Tea/Coffee and exhibition 
3.15 – 3.45                   Deborah Powers, Speech & Language Therapist, Warwickshire
time to talk™
Training, sustaining and campaigning across Warwickshire to support children’s speech, language and communication
3.45 – 4.30                   Danielle Matthews, University of Sheffield
Asking parents to talk to their babies: What are the effects on child language development. Do effects last and are they worth it?
4.30 – 4.45                   Professor Courtenay Norbury, NAPLIC President
Closing remarks
4.45Conference ends


NAPLIC 2019 conference summary

Published 15th May, 2019

2019 conference a huge success

Published 15th May, 2019


NAPLIC 2019 Conference: “Growing up with DLD”

The 2019 conference took place on 11th May 2019 and was a huge success

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