By Tiffany P. Hogan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP MGH Institute of Health Professions Rouzana Komesidou, Ph.D. MGH Institute of Health Professions The ability to understand and use language can impact how much a ch [...]
It is helpful to know what terms are being used to refer to DLD. The terms have been broken down into three categories: research terms, clinical terms (including terms used for insurance purposes), and educational policy terms.
When schools conduct language screenings, they will find children with DLD (and other language problems). This is the first critical step toward supporting their success in school.
Children with DLD often are delayed in meeting language milestones. Every child is a unique person so some children with DLD may not show every sign. Read about the signs of DLD in English speakers by age.