The Queen Margaret Professorial Lectures offer fresh angles on topics of relevance and are designed to appeal to a wide audience.
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Vulnerability and Change in the Development of Children’s Language
Professor James Law of the Centre for Integrated Healthcare Research
6pm, Wednesday 22 November 2006 – The Symposium Hall, Surgeons’ Hall Complex, Hill Square, Edinburgh
An increase in the deterioration of oral language in school and the declining communication skills in school leavers is becoming a cause for public concern for employers, society and the individual, who face a lack of literacy, behaviour and socialisation skills.