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Behaviour as a form of communication

In this accessible blog post Professor Pamela Snow outlines the links between Developmental Language Disorder and behaviour

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Caroline Bowen summary of Developmental Language Disorder changes

A thorough overview of the changes to Developmental Language Disorder terminology and criteria. Includes links to a range of open access articles.

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Developmental language disorder

A good overview of Developmental Language Disorder originally written by professionals who know what they are talking about.

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Developmental Language Disorder and Behaviour podcast

In this TES podcast Professor Courtenay Norbury from UCL (and NAPLIC Chair) discusses Developmental Language Disorder and its link to behaviour and learning

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Developmental Language Disorder: The most common childhood condition you’ve never heard of

Professor Courtenay Norbury debunks the myths that surround Developmental Language Disorder.

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DLD – a deeper understanding with Dorothy Bishop

Blog post by Professor Dorothy Bishop outlining the origins of the Raising Awareness of DLD (RADLD) campaign.

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DLD 1-2-3

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.

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Examples of good practice from across the UK

The 2018 Shine a Light Award winners provide inspiration for how schools and individuals are supporting Speech, Language and Communication Needs.

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Hidden disorder hinders speech of 860,000 children

Mainstream press coverage of Developmental Language Disorder. Free to access, but readers need to register.

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LUCID practitioner Early Years resources

A collection of useful resources including articles, blogs, videos and short talks.

 

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RADLD Campaign

The Raising Awareness of DLD Youtube channel. Accessible, engaging videos about DLD. It was originally called RALLI, and uses the term ‘SLI’ in the older videos, but is now about Developmental Language Disorder.

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Ten strategies to support children with DLD

Parent friendly blog post providing simple strategies for supporting children with Developmental Language Disorder.

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TES article: Suffering in silence

TES article providing an overview of developmental language disorder: ‘the most common special educational need you have never heard of.’ Explains DLD clearly and simply.

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The IJLCD Winter Lecture with Dorothy Bishop

Video of lecture by Professor Dorothy Bishop outlining the change in terminology to Developmental Language Disorder, the rationale and the process.

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The Language Problem: Building consensus on Developmental Language Disorder

University of Oxford have produced this brief video explaining Developmental Language Disorder in simple terms.

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WHAT IS DEVELOPMENTAL LANGUAGE DISORDER (DLD)?

Parent friendly information about Developmental Language Disorder provided by Afasic. Includes links for support.

Conferences

NAPLIC 2019 Conference: “Growing up with DLD”

First speakers have now been announced! The 2019 conference will take place on 11th May 2019 at Aston University, Birmingham.

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