Diagnosing DLD – Module 5: DLD and learning

Presented by Professor Courtenay Norbury from UCL and Ruth Wallace, Speech and Language Therapist from Fife in Scotland. Developed with support from Mary-Jo Spearey, Specialist teacher from Torfaen in Wales.

This comprehensive module covers:

  • Difference between SLI and DLD
  • Evidence in support of change to DLD
  • Key sticking points
  • What should you do if you do not have the non-verbal IQ test
  • What would you differently in terms of management?


Module 5: Presentation (PDF)

Module 5: Language and Learning – Case Study for discussion (PDF)

Module 5: Take home messages (PDF)

Module 5: Application to practice discussion (PDF)


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