This study used data from the Millennium Cohort Study to investigate the relationship between language and emotional well being. Although those with DLD are at risk one finding is more hopeful and suggests ‘better relationships with peers may offer some protection against poor mental health outcomes in adolescents at risk of developmental language disorder.’
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.
Developmental Language Disorder is a lifelong condition that impacts on many aspects of people’s lives, and yet we know relatively little about those impacts, especially on adults. This study investigates the impact of DLD on young adults ability to manage their finances.
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Open access article investigating the likelihood of offending among young people with Developmental Language Disorder
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Published 30th October, 2023
Published 16th October, 2023
Published 11th July, 2023
The 2023 NAPLIC conference took place on Saturday 22nd April. The theme was ‘Developmental Language Disorder from every angle’ and included topics related to DLD in relation to mental health, genetics, working memory and classroom support.