Conference Programme

NAPLIC Conference 2020: "Developmental Language Disorder: Moving Forward Together"

DATE: Saturday 21st March 2020 | VENUE: Sheffield City Hall

Please note: this programme has not yet been finalised and is subject to change

8.45 – 9.30Coffee, Registration and Exhibition
9.30 – 9.35 Welcome
Stephen Parsons, NAPLIC Chair
9.35 – 10.55DLD: moving forward together
Evidence based perspective Susan Ebbels
Education perspective Jules Daulby
Public health perspective James Law
Commissioning perspective Marie Gascoigne
10.55 – 11.25 Panel discussion and questions
11.25 – 11.55 Tea/Coffee and Exhibition
11.55 – 12.15 Sandra Capelin 
My family’s experience of DLD
Rachel Capelin  
My experience of DLD
12.15 – 12.25 Stephen Parsons
DLD progress 
12.25 – 12.45AGM
12.45 – 1.35 Lunch and Exhibition
1.35 – 1.40 Emma Jordan, NAPLIC Vice-Chair 
1.40 – 2.10 Hannah Harvey
Solving a Rubik’s cube and diagnosing DLD – some distinct similarities! 
2.10 – 2.40
Aoife Gallagher 
Listening to children and young people with DLD about their optimal supports in school
2.40 – 3.00
Trish Hicken 
DLD Together Parent Project
3.00 – 3.30 Tea/Coffee and Exhibition
3.30 – 4.00Amanda Owen Van Horne
Embedding language interventions in a science context: Preliminary data from a clinical trial
with children with DLD
4.00 – 4.40Caroline Rowland
How to support children’s language in the early years
4.40 – 4.55Professor Courtenay Norbury, NAPLIC President
Moving Forward Together
5.00Conference ends


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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