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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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Depression and Anxiety Change from Adolescence to Adulthood in Individuals with and without Language Impairment

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.

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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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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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Living with Developmental Language Disorder as a Teenager

A video featuring students from Moor House School in Surrey talk openly about how DLD impacts on them.

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The Communication Trust – What Works

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.

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Top tips for identifying and supporting DLD in the classroom

Driver Youth Trust has written bullet points for teachers about identification and support of students with Developmental Language Disorder

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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