Diagnosing DLD – Module 4: ASD, pragmatics and DLD

Presented by Anna Sowerbutts, Speech and Language Therapist from Hackney and Dr Catherine Adams, University of Manchester

This comprehensive module covers:

  1. Language and communication within ASD and DLD
  2. Diagnostic and assessment issues
  3. Research about language, social communication and pragmatics
  4. Case studies and practical activities

This module is accompanied by a series of written practical exercises and resources including module aims, key points, tasks and an application to practice guide.


Module 4: Aims and instructions (PDF)

Module 4: ASD, Pragmatics and DLD – Application to practice guide (PDF)

Module 4: ASD, Pragmatics and DLD – Key points (PDF)

Module 4: ASD, Pragmatics and DLD – Tasks (PDF)


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