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Opportunity details

Research priorities for developmental language disorder

We are looking for people with/ those that care for or work with people with DLD.

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Full description:

Developmental language disorder (DLD) affects 7.58% of people. People with DLD have difficulties understanding and using language, which impacts on everyday life (e.g. in education or socially). At the RCSLT we are determining the biggest research priorities for DLD. We are looking for people with/ those that care for or work with people with DLD to complete a card-sorting activity here: Link to easy to read version here:


Date from

27th August 2019

Date to

16th September 2019


Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)

The RCSLT was established in 1945 to promote the art and science of speech and language therapy (SLT) – the care for individuals with communication, swallowing, eating and drinking difficulties.
We are the professional body for SLTs in the UK; providing leadership and setting professional standards.
We facilitate and promote research into the field of speech and language therapy, promote better education and training of SLTs and provide information about SLT to the public


Research Priorities Project.docx



All of health care


UK wide

Involvement type:

Identifying and prioritising

What support is offered?

We can support with carrying out the activity





Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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