Children with Developmental Language Disorder Can Be Found in All Communities
Janna B. Oetting, Ph.D. Louisiana State University The majority of children learning English as a second, third, or fourth language and those learning dialects of English that differ from those of a [...]
Myths About Developmental Disorders
MYTH: My child will outgrow the problem. TRUTH: Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is a life-long problem.
Myths About Developmental Language Disorder
MYTH: People with DLD mispronounce speech sounds. TRUTH: People with DLD have trouble understanding and using language, when they are reading and when they are talking with someone.
Myths About Language Therapy
MYTH: Speech-language pathologists just work on l and r sounds, lisps, and stuttering. TRUTH: Speech-language pathologists help people who struggle with language.
Myths About Spoken Language
MYTH: Boys are always late to talk. TRUTH: Boys might develop later than girls might, but don't ignore a boy developing later than other boys.