NAPLIC CONFERENCE & AGM Saturday 28 April 2018 - Programme

Developmental Language Disorder: Making change happen



8.30 - 9.15 Coffee, Registration & Exhibition
9.15 - 9.30 Stephen Parsons, NAPLIC Chair
What’s happening for DLD?
9.30 - 10.20 Jean Gross, CBE, Chair of the Bercow 10 years on review panel
What does provision for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs look like across the UK?
10.20 - 11.00 Mandy Grist and Mary Hartshorne, ICAN Advisors / Bercow 10 years on team
Taking action for children and young people with SLCN, including those with DLD
11.00 - 11.30 Tea/Coffee and Exhibition
11.30 - 12.20

Megan Dixon, Director of Literacy and Aspirer Research School, Aspire Educational Trust
How schools can make use of the evidence base

Thomas Martell, Programme Manager, Education Endowment Foundation
Evidence-base for improving communication, language and literacy in the EY

12.20 - 12.45 AGM
12.45 - 1.35 Lunch and Exhibition
1.35 Emma Jordan, NAPLIC Vice-Chair



Developmental Language Disorder: It doesn’t stop at school
Young people and parents speaking specifically about their experiences 

Maxine Burns, Speech and Language Adviser, ICAN
Preparing young people with DLD for the world of work

2.40 - 3.10 Tea/Coffee and exhibition 
3.10 - 4.10 Making change happen for DLD in services and schools
Examples of good practice from schools and services across the UK
4.10 - 4.30 Professor Courtenay Norbury, NAPLIC President
Discussant and closing remark
4.30 Conference ends