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.
Caroline Bowen, A.M., Ph.D. Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia EVIDENCE-BASED SPEECH-LANGUAGE PRACTICES Good practice is based on scientific evidence. It is an agreement between (1), the needs of [...]
Jason C. Chow, Ph.D. University of Maryland at College Park Some children with DLD not only have trouble with language but also with behavior. Their behavior problems may be especially noticeable in t [...]
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.
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 [...]
More Research Means More Help for Families Living with DLD: Opportunities Offered by Engage-with-DLD
Michelle St Clair, Ph.D., University of Bath Nicola Botting, Ph.D., University of London Suze Leitão, Ph.D., Curtin University, Western Australia Developmental Language Disorder or DLD affects [...]