Language development schools and centres
Specialist early intervention programs for children in the early years of schooling who have a speech and language impairment.
Support is provided through the Department’s Statewide Speech and Language Service which also provides an outreach service to support schools to more effectively meet the needs of students with speech and language difficulties.
Language development centres (LDC) provide specialised language support for students with a primary diagnosis of a developmental language disorder.
There are five LDCs, located in the Perth metropolitan area at mainstream schools including: