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Welcome to PLUTO

A Parent-led, online course for children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD*). 

At the University of Bath, we have developed a new wellbeing course for parents of children with DLD (aged between 6-11 years old). 


Please scroll down to find out more. 

*(DLD has also previously been referred to as 'Specific Language Impairment').

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About PLUTO

The course includes 6 separate modules, delivered at your convenience over 6-12 weeks. 


Modules include information and exercises on the below topics:

1. What is DLD?

2. Helping your child understand their emotions

3. Helping your child manage their worries

4. Managing your own worries and reconnecting to your values

5. Building your child's confidence

6. Focusing on your child's social skills and looking to the future 

We are looking for families to take part in research to understand how helpful this course is, and how we can improve it in the future.


You can find out how to take part below. 

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Interested in joining?

The first PLUTO course ran January-April 2023.

Due to its success, we are looking to run another course across the summer of 2024. 

If you would like to find out more, or register your interest in taking part, please contact DLD.research@bath.ac.uk !


The research advert and information sheet from the previous study are below. Both provide you with an indication of what the study scheduled for summer 2024 might look like. 

We will update this soon as soon as we can with information about the upcoming study. 

~ please click here for the RESEARCH ADVERT ~

~ please click here for the INFORMATION SHEET ~

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