Canada

Welcome to the RADLD Canada National Committee page. Here you will find:

  • Contact details for the RADLD Canada National Committee
  • Information & resources relevant to Canadian families, clinicians and educators
  • Upcoming DLD events in Canada

RADLD canada National Committee

The RADLD CANADA National Committee meets every two months via Zoom. To express your interest in joining the RADLD Canada National Committee contact:

| RADLD Canadian Committee | radldcanada@gmail.com| https://www.facebook.com/groups/canadaradldambassadors

CANADA oRGANIzATIONS

  • DLD and Me | Their goal is to raise awareness about developmental language disorder (DLD) and to offer support and resources for parents, teachers and individuals impacted by DLD.This site was created by collaborators from several institutions | https://dldandme.org/ |
  • DLD Diagnostics Toolbox | The purpose of this toolbox is to address questions related to the diagnosis of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) | https://www.uwo.ca/fhs/lwm/news/2020/06_24_BlogIntroduction.html
  • Speech-Language & Audiology Canada | National organization that supports and represents Canadian speech-language pathologists, audiologists and communication health assistants | https://www.sac-oac.ca/
  • Regroupement Langage Québec | C’est la force de 9 associations régionales disposées aux quatre coins du Québec. Ensemble, nous œuvrons à favoriser une meilleure connaissance du trouble développemental du langage (TDL) | This is the strength of 9 regional associations located throughout Quebec. Together, we are working to promote a better understanding of developmental language disorder (DLD)  https://www.langagequebec.ca/
  • Dysphasie Québec Un organisme à but non lucratif qui, animé et motivé par ses valeurs de partage, d’entraide et d’empathie, offre des services d’information, de soutien et de représentation afin de sensibiliser la population aux personnes présentant un trouble développemental du langage | https://www.dysphasie-quebec.com/ Dysphasie Québec Facebook Group
  • Parlons Dysphasie | Notre équipe est composée de gens passionnés par les sciences de la santé et le bien-être des personnes atteintes de dysphasie (trouble primaire du langage)| https://www.parlonsdysphasie.com/ Facebook: François et son TDL

upcoming events

  • DLD Awareness Day- October 14, 2022 | Developmental Language Disorder Day will be on Friday October 14th this year. The theme will be ‘growing with DLD’ as we want to show that DLD is a lifelong condition, but with the right support people with DLD can lead the lives they want | https://radld.org/dld-awareness-day/ 

Things you can do right now to get involved.

    1. Write a letter to local landmarks asking them to light up in purple (or purple and yellow). Preform letter is here for you: https://radld.org/dld-awareness-day/light-up-events/
    2. Become an ambassador and meet others who are raising awareness of DLD. https://radld.org/get-involved/ambassadors/
    3. Donate some money https://radld.org/get-involved/donations/
    4. Form a group with friends, family members and colleagues to plan together.

DLD INFORMATION & RESOURCES

DLD In the media – canada

  • Accounts to follow
    • Twitter & Instagram: @DLDinNB
    • Instagram: @DLDSeeMe
    • Twitter: @ugdsb_CLS
    • Twitter: @larchiba6
    • Instagram: @dld_diagnostics
  • 2022 Light Up Events
    • Niagara Falls
    • CN Tower (Toronto)
    • Stade Olympique (Montreal)
    • Canada Place Sails (Vancouver)
    • BC Place (Vancouver)
    • BC Parliament Gardens (Victoria)
    • Edmonton Bridge

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