DLD is often diagnosed in the late preschool or early primary school years, so we often think of it as something that affects children only. But, for most people, DLD is a life-long condition. This do [...]
Karla K. McGregor, Ph.D. Boys Town National Research Hospital The school years are a period of rapid vocabulary growth. Although the average student learns about 1000 new root words per year, every ch [...]
Jodi Oliver, a parent with a child diagnosed with DLD, talks about her experience with the disorder, a condition where children have problems understanding and/or using spoken language.
Developmental language disorder (DLD) is a condition where children have problems understanding and/or using spoken language. Watch how DLD has impacted Grant's life and how he has coped with his condition
MYTH: People with DLD mispronounce speech sounds. TRUTH: People with DLD have trouble understanding and using language, when they are reading and when they are talking with someone.