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 [...]
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.
Developmental language disorder (DLD) is a condition where children have problems understanding and/or using spoken language. Watch how DLD has impacted Grant's life and how he has coped with his condition
Many parents of children who have Developmental Language Disorder (DLD), have never heard of DLD. Here we explore some potential reasons and provide some guidelines for those of you who are seeking a diagnosis.
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.
How is Developmental Language Disorder different from Autism Spectrum Disorder (and Other Neurodevelopmental Conditions)? "Neurodevelopmental conditions" is a name doctors and scientists give to diffe [...]
We socialize verbally all the time without giving it too much thought. Talking is how we start and keep friendships, resolve differences, and get the things we want. For children with DLD, weak language skills can make socializing difficult.