Identify the differences between language difficulties, developmental language disorders (DLD) and language disorders associated with a known biomedical condition and understand the impact of DLD on early learning.


At the end of the session, attendees will have a deeper understanding of:  

  • Language difficulties vs. developmental language disorder (DLD) vs. language disorder (LD) associated with a known biomedical condition 

  • The impact of DLD on early learning 

  • How to support these children in the clinic, in the classroom and at home 

  • Considerations for screen time including practical strategies for parents to enhance their child’s language learning at home 

  • How to score and interpret a clinical case 

Target Audience

Speech and Language Specialists