Listed below is a curated collection of articles related to SLCN. It is includes Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) items, although the DLD page has more specific information about that condition.
The articles listed here will give you 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
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 good overview of Developmental Language Disorder originally written by professionals who know what they are talking about.
Professor Courtenay Norbury debunks the myths that surround Developmental Language Disorder.
A brief video showing adults and children talking about Developmental Language Disorder. Part of the 2017 DLD123 camplaign, but useful to show to anyone who has never heard of this condition.
In this brief video Professor Dorothy Bishop explains how consensus was achieved and the term ‘Developmental Language Disorder’ agreed upon.
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 toaccess, 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.
A young person with Developmental Language Disorder talks about her condition. She uses a different term, but from her description it is the same as DLD.
Professor Dorothy Bishop and colleagues outline the international process that was conducted to agree upon the term Developmental Language Disorder.
The Raising Awareness of DLD Youtube channel. Accessible, engaging videos about DLD
In this open access article Lisa Archibald explores teacher and Speech and Language Therapist/Pathologist colaboration
A database of evidence for interventions for children and young people with speech, langage and communication needs. Users are required to register, but it is free to use. A reliable source of information.
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.
From the Communication Trust a free tool for schools to use to map what how they support their students’ language development and guidance for developing an action plan.
Parent friendly information about Developmental Language Disorder and links for support.
Professor Dorothy Bishop explaining the changes in terminology and clinical implications.
Published 30th April, 2018
Published 26th April, 2018
Published 25th April, 2018
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.