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.
Tyler T. Christopulos Ph.D., CCC-SLP University of Utah What does it mean to be “at-risk”? What does it mean to be "at-risk"? “Risk” means the chance that something is dangerous. For example, smoking [...]
Amy Wilder The University of Utah Aren’t girls naturally better at language than boys? Does this explain why fewer girls than boys receive speech-language therapy? Researchers have been looking into g [...]
Karla N. Washington, Ph.D. University of Cincinnati We communicate to be included with others and to learn. This happens so easily most of the time. We don’t stop to think about just how important goo [...]
Erin Smolak, Ph.D. Boys Town National Research Hospital People with developmental language disorder (DLD) may also have other developmental problems. When one person has two or more problems it is cal [...]