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Online booking is now open for the NAPLIC 2016 conference

The NAPLIC Conference and AGM will take place on Saturday 23rd April 2016 at the Aston Business School.  

The 2016 conference is titled "Exploring how spoken language underpins progress in literacy" and will keynote speakers Dorothy Bishop and Maggie Snowling.

Dorothy Bishop is a professor of Developmental Neuropsychology in the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford. Dorothy's research is concerned with trying to understand the nature and causes of language impairments in children. Read more on the University of Oxford website

Maggie Snowling is President of St John’s College at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on children’s language and learning and she is specifically interested in the nature and causes of children’s reading difficulties and how best to ameliorate them. Read more on the University of Oxford website

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Save the date - NAPLIC Conference 2016 announced

The 2016 NAPLIC conference will be on Saturday 23rd April 2016 at Aston Business School.  

Keynote speakers at the conference will be Dorothy Bishop and Maggie Snowling.

NAPLIC's conferences are of interest to Teachers and SENCOs, Teaching Assistants, Speech and Language Therapists, Advisory Teachers for SLCN, Educational Psychologists and LA Advisors

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Save the date: NAPLIC 2015 Conference

The NAPLIC 2015 conference will take place at Warwick University on Saturday 16th May 2015

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Speakers, Key Notes and Titles now announced for NAPLIC conference 2017

More details have now been released for NAPLIC's 2017 conference.  The conference, which takes place on Saturday May 6 2017 at Aston University, Birmingham is entitled "The impact of language on behaviour, mental health and wellbeing in children and young people".

Key Notes

Pamela Snow: La Trobe University, Australia
Communicating, feeling, and behaving: Lessons learned from vulnerable children and adolescents

Judy Clegg: Sheffield University
Communication Needs of Vulnerable Children and Young People: Are we doing enough?

Confirmed speakers

Melanie Cross
Attachment, interaction and language: A Video Interaction Guidance nursery project

Debbie Gooch: UCL
Language influences parent/teacher ratings of ADHD

Alice Jones Bartoli, Goldsmiths, University of London
Language and Behaviour: Insights from students with social, emotional and mental health difficulties

Liz Lord, University of Oxford
Mindfulness and resilience in adolescence (title TBC)

Caroline Bowen:
Fad, fashionable and fruitful interventions for children with developmental disorders: How do I choose? (with P Snow)

PLUS: UK exclusive book launch
‘Making sense of interventions for children with developmental disorders’ by Caroline Bowen and Pamela Snow

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