What is developmental language delay?

Developmental language disorder (DLD) is the new term to replace specific language impairment (SLI). Up to two children in every classroom of 30 has this condition, it is probably the most common childhood condition that you’ve never heard of. ICanCommunicate caught up with Dorothy Bishop, Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology at the University of Oxford, the brains behind the Raise Awareness of Developmental Language Delay (RADLD) Campaign, to find out why the ‘rebranding’ was necessary, and what happens next.

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