If your child has reading, school or social struggles, it may be DLD: Developmental language disorder

The Conversation – Elin Thordardottir, James Law, and Susan Roulstone

Affecting more than seven per cent of children, DLD is 20 times more common than autism. Ninety per cent of people surveyed across European countries said they had heard of autism, but only 60 per cent had heard of DLD, according to an upcoming study in Journal of Communication Disorders by the European Co-operation in Science and Technology Action IS1406, an international collaboration on children’s language learning difficulties.

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