Developmental language disorder

Time for Cinderella to go to the ball


Le vendredi 19 novembre 2021
Salle du Conseil, B31
à 17h

Samedi 20 novembre prochain, le Professeur Dorothy Bishop recevra les insignes de Docteur Honoris Causa de l’Université de Liège.

Sa venue à l'Université de Liège sera pour elle l'occasion de donner une conférence intitulée "Developmental language disorder: time for Cinderella to go to the ball".

Cette conférence aura lieu le vendredi 19 novembre à 17h, Salle du conseil (B31).
Pour la bonne organisation de la conférence, merci de confirmer votre présence auprès de Mme Anna Poletto.

Pour des raisons sanitaires et une limitation des places disponibles, la conférence de Dorothy Bishop pourra également être suivie à distance.

Abstract: My career investigating developmental language disorder goes back to the 1970s, when there were numerous obstacles in the path of researchers. First, there were practical difficulties in devising and running experimental studies; second, there was little recognition of children’s language disorders, which was a Cinderella subject, with limited research funding. Things are very different now. Part of the transformation has been due to technological developments: it is much easier to create experimental materials, to collect and analyse data, and even to develop online interventions. In addition, there is now much broader consensus about criteria and terminology, which has improved communication between researchers, practitioners and people affected by developmental language disorder.

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