The theme for the 2018 NAPLIC conference was ‘Developmental Language Disorder: Making change happen.’It started Jean Gross summarising the findings of the Bercow 10 year review which included startling findings about the discrepancies between professionals and parents about how well families are listened Read More
- SLCN Update
- Government Publications
- Conference Exhibitors
- Talking Matters: clinical report
- and much more!
Oxford University Press have released a report highlighting the vocabulary gap that exists for many students, its impacts, the concerns teachers have and what can be done to close the gap.
Read the full report here: https://global.oup.com/education/content/dictionaries/key-issues/word-gap/
The Communication Trust’s information event for MPs on Wednesday 28th February – encourage your MP to attendOn Wednesday 28th February, The Communication Trust (TCT) have organised an information event for MPs 'Future funding of Speech, Language and Communication Needs'. It is being hosted by Lord Watson of Invergowrie, Shadow Spokesperson for Education in the House of Lords. Please send a letter to your MP to encourage them to attend. The Read More
1. Use the template to write a letterDownload Template Letter to Department for Education Address it to Rt Hon Damien Hinds MP, Secretary of State for Education Sec-OF-STATE.PS@education.gov.uk
NAPLIC have been told that the February 2nd edition of the TES includes a major feature on Developmental Language Disorder entitled "Developmental Language Disorder: everything you need to know".
Interviewees include NAPLIC President, Professor Courtenay Norbury.
Check out www.tes.com from 2nd February 2018.
FIRST CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR NEWLY ESTABLISHED FUNDING FOR RESEARCH INTO DEVELOPMENTAL LANGUAGE DISORDERS (DLD)
The trust will be considering applications for up to £350,000 in the topic areas outlined below. We emphasise that those applications that closely reflect the areas outlined will be the most likely to receive Read More