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Language and Literacy in Young People is a thriving group of researchers and HDR students, based at Curtin University in Western Australia. We carry out research to inform our understanding of oral language development and disorders in children and young people, as well as the domains of reading and spelling (literacy).


We also undertake treatment efficacy and effectiveness studies to add to the evidence base in:

#DevLangDis               developmental language disorder

#SLCN                          speech, language and communication needs

#HRQOL                       health related quality of life

#Literacy                      phonological awareness and reading

#Dyslexia                     dyslexia and disorders of reading and spelling

#MentalHealth            impact of living with developmental language disorder and dyslexia

#YouthJustice             communication and youth justice

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