Raising Awareness of Developmental Language Disorder

October 16th, 2020 | THE RIVER LIGHTS AT PHOENIX PARK | Location: Eau Claire

Raising Awareness of Developmental Language Disorder

October 16th, 2020 | THE RIVER LIGHTS AT PHOENIX PARK | Location: Eau Claire

The River Lights at Phoenix Park will light up purple and yellow OCt 16 to raise awareness of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). Despite affecting 7.6% of the population, DLD remains a hidden disability for most people around the world. DLD affects a person’s ability to understand and use their native language for no known reason. This has significant repercussions for a person’s academic outcomes, mental health and employment. You or someone you know may be affected by DLD.You can find out more about DLD at www.radld.org, or for assistance in finding services locally, contact the Center for Communication Disorders at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire 715-836-4186.

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