The Afasic 50 Challenge! In our 50th year we are asking our members, friends and supporters to do something special to help ensure that Afasic can continue making a difference to the lives of children and families affected by speech and language difficulties for another 50 years. Please do get involved with our ‘50 Challenge’…

Developmental Language Disorder Conference, 26th April 2018 at Bangor University

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Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is the new term to replace specific language impairment (SLI).  Up to two children in every classroom have this condition. Afasic is pleased to have hosted the first DLD conference to be held in Wales.  Key speakers for the day  were Professor Dorothy Bishop, Professor Courtney Norbury, Dr Susan Ebbels, and…

Professor Dorothy Bishop talks about DLD (Developmental Language Disorder)

Prof Dorothy Bishop talks about DLD - Afasic

In this recording of the 2016/7 IJLCD Winter lecture, Dorothy Bishop introduces the new term DLD (Developmental Language Disorder) and explains why it should replace SLI (Specific Language Impairment). In her role as Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology at the University of Oxford, Dorothy specialises in the study of language impairments in children and is a…