Developmental Language Disorder; What do the changes mean for your service delivery?


Wednesday, 17th January 2018

13.00 – 14.00


Join webinar chair Amit Kulkarni, RCSLT Research Manager and presenters:

  • Professor Dorothy Bishop, Professor of Developmental Neurophysiology, University of Oxford
  • Amanda Finer, Highly Specialist SLT, Children’s Integrated Speech and Language Therapy Service for Hackney and the City
  • Lauren Longhurst, Research and Development Officer, RCSLT

As they discuss the changes to terminology and diagnostic criteria and how those changes will impact on your service delivery.


Learning objectives



After this webinar delegates will:

  • Be aware of the changes to terminology and diagnostic criteria for developmental language disorders
  • Understand how the changes to terminology and diagnostic criteria impact on service delivery
  • Have heard a case study example of a service that has successfully implemented these changes.
  • Have heard about steps required to operationalise changes, and the impact of changes on service delivery
  • Know where to find resources to support changes to terminology and diagnostic criteria and support service delivery


Don’t miss out on the live opportunity to ask questions of the presenters before and during the webinar to address more specific queries.

Read information on changes to diagnostic criteria and terminology


Participants have the opportunity to submit questions on this topic to our speakers before and during the webinar. Register for your place and submit a question

Please note places are limited. Unfortunately webinar content currently can't be viewed on mobile devices.

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