This page contains a curated collection of DLD related articles. The aim is to give a flavour, but inclusion of an article is not an endorsement.
The page will be updated regularly, but please contact us if links no longer work. Also let us know of items you think we should list. All items must be open access and from reputable sources. Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
For articles that reflect wider speech, language and communication needs visit the SLCN resources
A thorough overview of the changes to Developmental Language Disorder terminology and criteria. Includes links to a range of open access articles.
A short summary by Susan Ebbels of the change in terminology. Includes a useful graphic to explain DLD.
The original article by Professor Dorothy Bishop and colleagues exlianing the consensus process that agreed upon Developmental Language Disorder.
Longitudinal study investigating hyperactivity and conduct issues in young people with DLD.
Study investigating anxiety and depression in young people and adults with Developmental Language Disorder. One of the very few studies investigating adults with this condition.
A slideshow prepared by Professor Dorothy Bishop discussing the connections between DLD and APD.
In this TES podcast Professor Courtenay Norbury from UCL (and NAPLIC Chair) discusses Developmental Language Disorder and its link to behaviour and learning
Professor Courtenay Norbury debunks the myths that surround Developmental Language Disorder.
Susan Ebbels and colleagues outline the evidence base for each of the various ‘waves.’ Open access article.
Mainstream press coverage of Developmental Language Disorder. Free to access, but readers need to register.
From Norway, a randomised control trial investigating teacher implemented intervention to develop understanding in children with DLD in mainstream schools.
Professor Courtenay Norbury and colleagues look at the trajectory of language development using a large scale population study.
Open access article investigating the likelihood of offending among young people with Developmental Language Disorder
Professor Dorothy Bishop and colleagues outline the international process that was conducted to agree upon the term Developmental Language Disorder.
Professor Courtenay Norbury used data from her large scale population study to generate incidence figures for Developmental Language Disorder and show that non verbal IQ does not impact on prognosis.
University of Oxford have produced this brief video explaining Developmental Language Disorder in simple terms.
Professor Dorothy Bishop explaining the changes in terminology and clinical implications.
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First speakers have now been announced! The 2019 conference will take place on 11th May 2019 at Aston University, Birmingham.