Developmental Language Disorder as a Spectrum
Karla K. McGregor, Ph.D. Boys Town National Research Hospital Hope Sparks Lancaster, Ph.D. Boys Town National Research Hospital Developmental Language Disorder, or DLD, is a spectrum disorder. Spectru [...]
When are Developmental Language Problems a Disorder?
There are 3 words in the term, Developmental Language Disorder. Developmental means that the condition starts over the course of development. Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is not acquired or a [...]
The Many Terms Used for DLD
It is helpful to know what terms are being used to refer to DLD. The terms have been broken down into three categories: research terms, clinical terms (including terms used for insurance purposes), and educational policy terms.
Differences Between DLD and Autism Spectrum Disorder
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 [...]