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A longitudinal analysis of early language difficulty and peer problems on later emotional difficulties in adolescence

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.’

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CATALISE: a multinational and multidisciplinary Delphi consensus study of problems with language development. Phase 2

A short summary by Susan Ebbels of the change in terminology. Includes a useful graphic to explain DLD.

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CATALISE: A Multinational and Multidisciplinary Delphi Consensus Study. Identifying Language Impairments in Children

The original article by Professor Dorothy Bishop and colleagues explaining the consensus process that agreed upon the term ‘Developmental Language Disorder’.

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Developmental Language Disorder and Auditory Processing Disorder

A slideshow prepared by Professor Dorothy Bishop discussing the connections between DLD and APD.

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Financial capability and functional financial literacy in young adults with developmental language disorder

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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Improving language comprehension in preschool children with language difficulties: a cluster randomized trial

From Norway, a randomised control trial investigating teacher implemented intervention to develop understanding in children with DLD in mainstream schools.

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JCPP Special Issue 2017

Professor Courtenay Norbury summarising the content of the special Developmental Language Disorder issue of the Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry.

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Language growth in children with heterogeneous language disorders: a population study

Professor Courtenay Norbury and colleagues look at the trajectory of language development using a large scale population study.

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Longitudinal DLD study starting in Finland

This paper outlines the theoretical underpinnings of this promising series of studies from Finland that will follow Finnish children with DLD and their typically developing peers over a number of years in an effort to better understand DLD and its causes. Definitely one to watch.

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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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Phase 2 of CATALISE: a multinational and multidisciplinary Delphi consensus study of problems with language development: Terminology

Professor Dorothy Bishop and colleagues outline the international process that was conducted to agree upon the term Developmental Language Disorder.

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Understanding Dyslexia and Developmental Language Disorders

Suzanne Adlof and Tiffany Hogan analyse how dyslexia and DLD are connected.

News

NAPLIC 2019 conference summary

Published 15th May, 2019

2019 conference a huge success

Published 15th May, 2019

Conferences

NAPLIC 2019 Conference: “Growing up with DLD”

The 2019 conference took place on 11th May 2019 and was a huge success

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