Diagnosing DLD – Module 3: Assessing Functional Language Skills

Presented by Becky Clark, Head Speech & Language Therapist at ClarkSLT and RADLD Campaign Co-Founder and Cheryl Dyer, Deputy Lead Specialist Teacher for Inclusive Practice for Surrey County Council. Developed in conjunction with Hannah Waine, PhD Candidate, Plymouth Marjon University.

This comprehensive module includes

  1. Definitions of functional language
  2. A framework for thinking about functional language
  3. Reasons for assessing functional language and impact
  4. Assessment of functional language – what and how
  5. Clinical issues and challenges

The module is accompanied by a number of resources including copies of the slides and the materials required for the practical activities.

Downloads


Module 3: Assessing Functional Language – Denman Taxonomy Diagram (PDF)


Module 3: Assessing Functional Language – ICF Beginners Guide (PDF)


Module 3: Assessing Functional Language – ICF Language Disorder (PDF)


Module 3: Assessing Functional Language – International Classification of Functioning (PDF)


Module 3: Assessing Functional Language Handouts (PDF)


Module 3: Assessing Functional Language Presentation (PDF)

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