Welcome to RADLD.ORG, created to Raise Awareness of Developmental Language Disorder or ‘DLD’ (previously RALLI campaign). Here you will learn more about DLD, access resources and find out how to raise awareness.

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  • DLD Quiz

    How well do you know Developmental Language Disorder? Take our short quiz to test your knowledge.

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  • Resources

    Here we share resources to help build your knowledge of this hidden but common condition.

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  • DLD Awareness Day

    The new terminology of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) was launched in 2017 and our first DLD Awareness Day quickly followed.  Each year is becoming bigger and better thanks to the support of people from all around the world.  Explore the drop down menu to learn how you can help...

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Developmental Language Disorder

Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is the new term to replace Specific Language Impairment (SLI). Developmental Language Disorder is diagnosed when children fail to acquire their own language for no obvious reason. This results in children who have difficulty understanding what people say to them, and struggle to articulate their ideas and feelings. Recent research has shown that, on average,...

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Newsroom

  • Families Magazine Brisbane Promotes DLD Awareness | Australia

    We’re sending a big shout out and THANK YOU to Families Magazine for publishing a story to help build awareness of DLD in Australia!

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  • DLD Awareness Day 2020 | Save the Date

    SAVE THE DATE: DLD AWARENESS DAY – OCTOBER 16 2020 The countdown is on! This Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day, RADLD, is calling on everyone to #DLDSeeMe.  With 1 in 14 children having DLD, it is time we talk more about this hidden but common lifelong condition. WHAT IS…

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  • Amelia’s Story

    I was always a firm believer that children hit their milestones when they are ready, so wasn’t that worried that Amelia was slow to start talking.  There were many comments that second children are always slower to talk or that her sister (18 months older than her) was doing…

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RADLD is a movement of passionate academics, researchers, health professionals, educators and families from around the world committed to raising awareness of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD).

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