This course addresses the changing nature of developmental language disorder (DLD), along with concomitant diagnoses, from preschool to young adulthood. Implications for service delivery for all age groups are also discussed.
This course is presented in joint partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Course created on August 1, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to identify consistencies in the challenges associated with DLD at all ages.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss why children with DLD often acquire additional diagnoses as they grow up.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how service delivery needs change from early to later childhood.
|5-15 Minutes||DLD as a neurodevelopmental condition|
|15-25 Minutes||Early manifestations of DLD|
|25-35 Minutes||Later manifestations of DLD|
|35-55 Minutes||Implications for diagnosis and service delivery|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Karla K. McGregor
Karla McGregor is a board-certified clinical language scientist specializing in Developmental Language Disorder and related conditions. She is a senior scientist at Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, NE, USA, where she also serves as the Director of the Center for Childhood Deafness, Language and Learning. She is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City, IA, USA. Dr. McGregor is a founding member of DLDandMe.org, a volunteer organization aimed at providing accessible evidence-based information to parents and others who nurture, teach, or serve individuals with Developmental Language Disorder. She is a past member of the international advocacy group, RADLD (Raising Awareness of Developmental Language Disorder), and the founding member of the US RADLD Ambassadors.
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