Guide to DLD Terminology in the U.S.
Karla K. McGregor, Ph.D. Boys Town National Research Hospital The terms used to refer to developmental language disorder vary by setting and purpose. Keep this resource handy to reduce confusion. Use [...]
Lifestyles of Adults with DLD
Nicola Botting, Ph.D. City University of London People with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) grow up into all sorts of different adults. We ran a large project following up with people with DLD ( [...]
What's in a label?: Unpacking the pros and cons of speech and language diagnoses
Hope Gerlach-Houck, Ph.D., CCC-SLP Western Michigan University Parenting can be one of the greatest joys in life, but the weight of making decisions for our children can feel daunting. When faced with [...]
How to Steer Clear of Illegitimate Treatments for DLD
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 [...]
Do you have Developmental Language Disorder?
Developmental Language Disorder is a mouthful to say! You can call Developmental Language Disorder DLD for short. It’s fine to just say ‘Language Disorder’ too. What is DLD? DLD is a difficulty learni [...]
What You Should Know about DLD Among Students at College and University
Developmental language disorder (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 [...]