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 current provision for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs look like?
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