International Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) Research Conference | SEP 19-21 2022

IDLDRC is an annual international event held virtually from 19-21 September, 2022 (#IDLDRC), providing a platform to share research about Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). 

The conference addresses the roadblocks to sharing the learning and insights that sit in the hands of a few, but could potentially change the lives of people with DLD. Profits from IDLDRC go towards a DLD Research Grant.

Access IDLDRC from Anywhere in the World

IDLDRC presentations are available as recorded presentations hosted on our virtual online learning platform. Tickets to IDLDRC 2022 will open in July 2022.


The call for abstracts for IDLDRC 2022 is now open. Abstract submissions close on Tuesday 7 June 2022. Abstract acceptance emails will be sent on Tuesday 28 June 2022. If you have any questions regarding your submission please email  

IDLDRC Research Grant - Funding Research Into DLD

The best part? Profits from IDLDRC go to funding a DLD RESEARCH GRANT to further research into Developmental Language Disorder! The 2022 research grant is for $15,000 AUD and applications are now open. Researchers and Clinicians are encouraged to submit their grant proposal by COB Friday 10 June 2022

Access the 1ST IDLDRC 2021 Here

The 2021 IDLDRC LIVE event has passed however you can still purchase a pass to access the more than 80 presentations from researchers from 18 countries.

IDLDRC 2021 Poster


Become a Sponsor of IDLDRC 2022

There are different levels of sponsorship packages for IDLDRC 2022 and recognition will be given to each sponsor at online events, in pre-conference marketing materials, and on This is a great opportunity to highlight your business, program or institution in front of conference participants, researchers, educators, people with DLD and their families.

IDLDRC provides an excellent opportunity for your organisation to:

  • Gain exposure to national, regional and international delegates;
  • Maintain a high profile with your target market;
  • Demonstrate your involvement, commitment and support of people with DLD and those who empower them;
  • Launch new products and services.
If you’d like to discuss sponsorship opportunities for IDLDRC 2022 please send us an email at

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Alignment

The work of the International Developmental Language Disorder Research Conference supports SDGs 3, 4, 8, 10, 16, 17 (and others). Each presentation will be aligned with relevant United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

International Developmental Language Disorder Research Conference Web UN Goals

Who is Hosting IDLDRC 2022?

The International DLD Research Conference is coordinated by The DLD Project in Australia. We are an impact focussed social enterprise founded to elevate awareness and understanding of DLD. This is an exciting opportunity to present and engage with current research in a virtual space.