Children's Communication Impairments
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encompasses Psychology, Linguistics Neurobiology & Genetics
widely-used communication assessments Children's Communication Checklist 2
Influenced formulation of diagnostic guidelines
Prof. Dorothy Bishop
We study the nature and causes of communication difficulties in children, especially Developmental Language Disorder.
The Oxford Study of Children's Communication Impairments (OSCCI) is funded by a programme grant from the Wellcome trust, and is headed by Principal Investigator, Professor Dorothy Bishop. We study the underlying nature of children's communication problems. Our primary focus is on developmental language disorder (DLD), but we are also interested in related conditions such as autism spectrum disorder and dyslexia.
See the YouTube Channel for Raising Awareness of Developmental Language Disorder (RADLD).
An index of videos can be also found at:
Current Research Projects
Booklets to help parents tell their child about a diagnosis of an extra sex chromosome
Dorothy Bishop will retire in 2021 and so is not taking on any new graduate students.
We do not have any current vacancies, but if any arise they will be posted here.
Professor Dorothy Bishop has been chosen as one of the 25 members of the University of Oxford to be celebrated in a series of new portraits, in the Diversifying Portraiture project.
Professor Dorothy Bishop was a guest on Radio 4's Life Scientific!
Listen to her talking to Jim Al-Khalili about Specific Language Impairment