Speech language pathologists (SLPs) use a variety of tools to diagnose Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) in children. This article defines current tools and best practices that SLPs should use to assess your child’s language skills.
Developmental language disorder (DLD) is 50 times more prevalent than hearing impairment and 5 times more prevalent than autism. Yet, DLD often goes undiagnosed. Read about identifying DLD and evaluating communication.