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29th World Congress 2013






29th World Congress of the IALP

August 25-29, 2013

Lingotto Congress Centre

Torino, Italy


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Developmental language disorders: challenges and implications of cross-group comparisons

Main Presenter: Susan Ellis Weismer (United States)
Discussant: Dr. Paavo H.T. Lappanen (Finland), Professor Anna Maria Chilosi (Italy)

Cognitive reserve: implications for assessment and intervention

Main Presenter: Dr.Yaakov Stern (United States)
Discussant: Dr. Claire Penn (South Africa), Dr. Sue Franklin (Ireland)

Neuromotor processing: clinical implications in speech disorder

Main Presenter: Dr. Wolfram Ziegler (Germany)
Discussant: Dr. Elina Tripoliti (England), Dr. Sabine Skodda (Germany)


Main Reports for the 2013 IALP Congress are now published on-line in Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, in the following issues:


Stern, Y. (2013). Cognitive reserve: implications for assessment and intervention. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 65, 49-54.

Ziegler, W., & Ackermann, H. (2013). Neuromotor speech impairment: it's all in the talking. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 65, 55-67.

Ellis Weismer, S. (2013). Developmental language disorders: challenges and implications of cross-group comparisons. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 65, 68-77.



Management of swallowing disorders in the elderly

Achieving best outcome in children with cochlear implants

Communication disorders in the multilingual population

Challenges in occupational voice disorders: legal aspects

WHO world report in disability - Strategies for implementaton



Abstract submission deadline: February 15, 2013

Notification of papers: April 15, 2013

Early registration: May 30, 2013

Preliminary program: June 2013