Our research programme focuses on language disorders in a range of neuro-developmental conditions, including children with developmental language disorder, autism spectrum disorders and reading difficulties. We use experimental methods and longitudinal studies of different populations to try and understand why some children have difficulty acquiring their native language, what helps language develop in these populations, and how language interacts with other aspects of development.
We are committed to fostering links between researchers, practitioners and the wider community by hosting joint workshops and engaging in a variety of science outreach activities. Look at News & Blog to read summaries of our own work and commentaries on other clinical, research, and academic matters.
Courtenay is Professor of Developmental Disorders of Language and Communication and a qualified speech-language therapist.
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TFW you get up early to arrive at venue with plenty of time & the train has been cancelled….— Prof Courtenay Norbury (@lilacCourt) May 18, 2023
At least the sun is out!
There are still places available for our 1-day event on all things language, literacy, and mental health. Please join us! https://t.co/gJi3d6ehjg #UCLMentalHealth @UCLBrainScience @UCLMentalHealth @ucl— Prof Courtenay Norbury (@lilacCourt) May 17, 2023
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