Developmental Language Disorder

Growing with DLD
Life as an adult with DLD
Lets talk about DLD

Useful Websites

The following websites offer more information and resources on DLD

DLD and Me

Speech and Language UK

Birmingham Community Healthcare

Raising Awareness of Developmental Language Disorder (RADLD)

Academic Articles: DLD and Higher Education

  • Glasby, J., Graham, L.J., White, S.L. and Tancredi, H., (2022). Do teachers know enough about the characteristics and educational impacts of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) to successfully include students with DLD?. Teaching and Teacher Education, 119, p.103868.
  • Glasby, J., Graham, L.J., White, S.L. and Tancredi, H., (2022). Do teachers know enough about the characteristics and educational impacts of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) to successfully include students with DLD?. Teaching and Teacher Education, 119, p.103868.
  • McGregor, K.K., (2020) How we fail children with developmental language disorder. Language, speech, and hearing services in schools, 51(4), pp.981-992.
  • Del Tufo, S.N. and Earle, F.S., (2020). Skill profiles of college students with a history of developmental language disorder and developmental dyslexia. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 53(3), pp.228-240.
  • Gooch, D., Sears, C., Maydew, H., Vamvakas, G. and Norbury, C.F. (2019). Does Inattention and Hyperactivity Moderate the Relation Between Speed of Processing and Language Skills? Child Development.
  • Conti‐Ramsden, G., Durkin, K., Toseeb, U., Botting, N. and Pickles, A., (2018). Education and employment outcomes of young adults with a history of developmental language disorder. International journal of language & communication disorders, 53(2), pp.237-255.
  • Clegg, J., Hollis, C., Mawhood, L. and Rutter, M., (2005). Developmental language disorders–a follow‐up in later adult life. Cognitive, language and psychosocial outcomes. Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, 46(2), pp.128-149.

Blogs

Blogs are a great way to understand the real life experiences of having DLD. Click on the blog titles below to open them in a new page

The Guardian Article

Podcasts

Like blogs, Podcasts offer the first person experience, but through an audio file which can be listened to on smartphones or digital music and multimedia players.

The DLD Project

Books

  • Sowerbutts, A and Finer, A. (2019) DLD and Me. Supporting Children and Young People with Developmental Language Disorder. Routledge
  • Norbury, C. F., Tomblin, J.B., and Bishop, D.V.M. (2008). Understanding Developmental Language Disorders: From Theory to Practice. Psychology Press.