During this 2-hour online workshop, recent research on the language basis of reading will be reviewed through a developmental lens. Poor reader subgroups – Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) and Dyslexia – will be described with a focus on early identification and efficacious intervention. This workshop combines current research and interventions to address the challenges experienced by children with DLD and Dyslexia.
12 Months Access Pass
Time to complete course: 2 hours
Course format: A pre-recorded video taken from the live online delivery of this workshop in March 2023.
Following completion of the workshop, participants will:
- Understand the current evidence regarding the overlap of DLD and Dyslexia.
- Explore the Simple View of Reading for children with DLD and Dyslexia.
- Be familiar with a range of best practice strategies to support individuals with DLD and Dyslexia.
Presented by Professor Tiffany Hogan
Tiffany P. Hogan is the Director of the Speech and Language (SAiL) Literacy Lab, and Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at MGH Institute. Dr. Hogan joined the Institute in July 2013.
Dr. Hogan studies the genetic, neurologic, and behavioral links between oral and written language development, with a focus on co-morbid speech, language, and literacy disorders. Her research is funded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders and the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.
Dr. Hogan provides doctoral research training for students in the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences program at the Institute and undergraduate and graduate students from numerous fields of study. She teaches graduate courses in literacy assessment and intervention, leading literacy change, and professional issues in academia.
Dr. Hogan is committed to implementing science and translating research into practice. She serves on national committees of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is an elected board member of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading.
This workshop has been developed for families, educators and clinicians (e.g. speech pathologists, psychologists, occupational therapists etc).
How you are helping make a difference
The DLD Project is a self-funded social enterprise which means we receive no government funding or donations to fund the ongoing development and delivery of our services such as The Talking DLD Podcast, FREE resources and training for families, advocacy work with the NDIS, etc. It is our aim to develop and distribute resources that are accessible to all regardless of socio-economic status or location. Your participation in this workshop helps fund our work creating resources, information and training for therapists, educators, and families. Thank you for your support and for your commitment to empowering people with DLD.
Please email connect@TheDLDProject.com with any questions. If you would like to make a group booking for 5 or more participants from the same organisation, please email to make arrangements.