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If you wish to include a reference to the Scheme in your bibliography it is:

Knowles,W and Masidlover,M (1982) The Derbyshire Language Scheme.


Chandler J & Hand S (1992)

Derbyshire Language Scheme in use: An Appraisal for Computer Assisted Learning, Child Language Teaching and Therapy.

Harris J (1984)

Early Language Intervention Programmes: An Update. Association of Clinical Psychologists Newsletter. Lengthy critical review of the Scheme and other programmes.

Hilton E (1992)

A Longitudinal Study of the Language Development of Four Deaf and Hard of Hearing Zulu Children. Brief desciption of the Scheme in use with hearing impaired children [Paper presented at a Learning Disabilities Conference - Jerusalem].

Kiernan C (1984)

Language Remediation Programmes: A Review, in D.J. Muller (Ed) Remediating Children's Language. Croom Helm. brief review alongside several other programmes.

Lees J (1990)

Communication Breakdown - Who's to blame - Speech Therapy in Practice, brief account of a successful implementation of the Scheme with a three year old with very limited language.

Lees J and Urwin S (1990)

Children with Language Disorders [Whurr Publishers], brief review of content of scheme.

Liow S and Chong S [Submitted for Publication]

Language Impairment in Multi-Lingual Populations: A Test Battery for Mandarin-English and English-Mandarin speaking Kindergarten Children. Subtest of the Detailed Test of Comprehension used as part of an assessment battery.

Masidlover M (1985)

The Derbyshire Language Scheme: Research to Practice in remedial language teaching in J. Harris (Ed) Child Psychology in Action, Croom-Helm. Detailed discussion of development of Scheme and problems of dissemination.

Masidlover, M (1994)

The Derbyshire Language Scheme in J. Law (Ed) Before school. London: Afasic Description of approach taken for intervention with brief case studies.

Muntean A (2000)

Using an English Language Scheme [DLS] to help Romanian Children with Delayed Language Development. Bulletin of the British and East European Psychology Group. Brief description of project with Romanian orphanage children with severe delay in language development

Ramruttun, Brickchand and Jenkins, Christine (1998)

Prelinguistic Communication and Down's Syndrome. Study comparing nondelayed children with children with Down's Syndrome using DLS assessment measures.