May 15th 2019

Language or literacy? DLD or Dyslexia?

By Becky Clark – a speech and language therapist who specialises in working with children with communication difficulties, including DLD, in the educational setting. 

Language difficulties are hidden yet common and can have a major impact on literacy skills and learning. The talk will include consideration of:

* Different types of language difficulties

* Signs of language difficulties at primary and secondary school age

* Different labels used to describe language difficulties and recent consensus relating to Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)

* Links between language and literacy and the overlap between DLD and Dyslexia

* How Speech and Language Therapy can help, general strategies and recommended videos

Time: 8pm