Developmental language disorders

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  • Dr. Maxine Winstansley

    Developmental language disorders, young offenders, and reoffending – CAMHS around the Campfire

    FREE virtual journal club #CAMHScampfire welcomes Dr. Maxine Winstanley on her paper in JCPP on ‘Developmental language disorders and risk of recidivism among young offenders’.

    Event type
    Informal Journal Club
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • ‘Developmental language disorders and risk of recidivism among young offenders’ – video abstract

    Video abstract from Dr. Maxine Winstanley on her paper in JCPP on ‘Developmental language disorders and risk of recidivism among young offenders’

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  • Developmental Language Disorder

    Developmental language disorder (DLD) is diagnosed when a child’s language skills are persistently below the level expected for the child’s age. In DLD, language deficits occur in the absence of a known biomedical condition, such as autism spectrum disorder or Down syndrome, and interfere with the child’s ability to communicate effectively with other people. Expressive language is characterised by non-specific words and short simple sentences to express meanings beyond the age at which children may be using more complex language.

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  • Intellectual Disability, Challenging Behaviour and the Role of Communication

    An exciting opportunity to hear from leading expert Dr. Vicky Slonims discussing the Intellectual Disability, challenging behaviour and the role of communication. About the Speaker Vicky is Senior Consultant Speech and Language Therapist in the multi-disciplinary service for children with neurodevelopmental disorders at Evelina Children’s Hospital (Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust). She is […]

    Event type
    SIG
    Location
    London
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  • Assessment and diagnosis in children with neurodevelopmental problems

    This conference focusses on assessment and diagnosis in children with neurodevelopmental problems, and is delivered by ACAMH’s Neurodevelopmental Special Interest Group (SIG). Neurodevelopmental disorders are a neglected area of mental health practice, little mentioned in recent government policy documents. The evidence base is strong in theory but often hard to put into practice at the […]

    Event type
    Conference
    Location
    London
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  • Digital Interventions

    Many digital technologies are designed to be used in adjunct to established mental health treatments, not to replace them. Learn more with this Topic Guide.

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