Supporting students with DLD in the classroom
Teachers have a hugely important role to play in supporting children and young people with DLD to learn and achieve their potential. See below to learn more about DLD and how you can help.
To find out more about DLD and how you can support students with DLD:
download our teacher leaflet
ask your local speech and language therapy/pathology service to run a training
celebrate word-learning as an explicit part of your teaching- the 'Word Aware' approach can help with this
join or visit NAPLIC, the national organisation for professionals working with children with language difficulty
read these TES articles:
Please also see our article in The Link Magazine- on DLD, labels in education, and working in partnership with parents.