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Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day is on October 19th

The second Raising Awareness of Developmental Language Disorder (RADLD) Day will be held on Friday October 19th. NAPLIC is part of the international RADLD consortium, and it looks set to be bigger than last year's amazing event. The 2018 theme is DLDABC. Read More

NAPLIC Summer 2018 Newsletter now available online

The NAPLIC Summer 2018 Newsletter is now available to read free online for all NAPLIC members. This issue includes:
  • Letter from the Chair
  • SLCN update
  • Government reports
  • Conference feedback
  • Presidential Ponderings
  • Treasurer’s Notes
  • Language Disorder, it doesn’t stop at school-postscript
  • Book Review
  • In the Journals
  • Twitter Roundup
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NAPLIC newsletter summer 2018

Westminster debate on speech, language and communication needs on July 4th

Rebecca Pow, MP is leading a Westminster Hall debate on Wednesday July 4th. We want MPs to attend so please contact your MP as soon as possible. RCSLT have provided a range of tools to make this easier and quicker. Check them out here. By getting behind the Bercow Read More

Support SLCN and sign the Bercow 10 years on petition

Gillian Rudd, from Birmingham City University, has started a petition that asks the government to respond to the Bercow 10 years on recommendations. It is getting close to the required 10,000, so please sign it and ask others to sign the petition. To read more about the Bercow 10 Read More

NAPLIC Conference 2018

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

Bercow 10 years on report

The Bercow 10 years on report is now out. The culmination of a year's work by RCSLT and ICAN has resulted in this important report detailing successes and issues for services for children, young people and families affected by SLCN. The website gives full details including recommendations and a call Read More

Newsletter Spring 2018

The latest NAPLIC newsletter is now available online for NAPLIC members. The NAPLIC newsletter is published three times a year and is one of many membership benefits that our NAPLIC members have. This issue features:
  • SLCN Update
  • Government Publications
  • Conference Exhibitors
  • Talking Matters: clinical report
  • and much more!
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New report highlights vocabulary gap in students

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/

Inclusive Teaching and Learning Through Technology Conference, 24th November 2017

This conference is being held on Friday November 24th at Rainham in outer East London. Download conference flyer

NAPLIC Conference 2018

The 2018 conference will be held in either late April or mid-May. The working themes currently are the Bercow 10 Years Review and next steps with Developmental Language Disorders, now that we have a label for the condition. If you have suggestions for speakers you would like to hear then Read More

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NAPLIC CONFERENCE & AGM: “Developmental Language Disorder: Making change happen”

The conference 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 to.

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