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

Wednesday, 17th January 2018

13.00 – 14.00


• Watch the webinar

• Download the transcript

• Download the presentation

• For more information on changes to criteria and terminology


The webinar featured:

• 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


The webinar covered:

• the changes to terminology and diagnostic criteria for developmental language disorders 

• the impact of the changes to terminology and diagnostic criteria on speech and language therapy service delivery

• a case study example of a service that has successfully implemented these changes 

• the steps required to operationalise changes, and the impact of changes on service delivery

• resources to support changes to terminology and diagnostic criteria and support service delivery 

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