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An extensive list of Developmental Language Disorder fact sheets and resources will be made available here for download.

Signs of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)

  • Understanding Developmental Language Disorder
    Understanding Developmental Language Disorder

    Children with Developmental Language Disorder (formerly Specific Language Impairment) are as able and healthy as other children. With one exception, they have great difficulty thinking about, understanding and using language. They are often as intelligent as other children their age, but still have difficulties with language. There may be no outward signs of disability and no obvious physical indicators of a problem. For this reason, Developmental Language Disorder is also known as a ‘hidden disability’ affecting 1 in 14 children.

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