International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders

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Edited By: Steven Bloch and Cristina McKean

Impact Factor: 1.798

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 9/25 (Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology); 11/71 (Rehabilitation (Social Science)); 13/179 (Linguistics); 20/65 (Rehabilitation)

Online ISSN: 1460-6984

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We are delighted to announce that IJLCD now has an app, accessible via the App Store, and now also available for Android. Find out more about Wiley journal apps here.

Journal Club
IJLCD supports the RCSLT Journal Club: Click here

New Editor
We are delighted to welcome on board Dr. Cristina McKean as an Editor of IJLCD. Cristina is a Lecturer at Newcastle University and a Speech and Language Therapist.

New Associate Editor
We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Paul Conroy, University of Manchester, as an Associate Editor of IJLCD.

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JLCD Spcial Issue

Podcast: Specific Language Impairment
Sheena Reilly speaks to Nikki Botting about her topic at the 2013 IJLCD Winter Lecture Series. Click here to view the podcast.

Most-Accessed Papers List
Click here to view the most-accessed International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders articles.

Virtual Issues

IJLCD virtual issues

Living Life with a Communication Disorder
Communication disorders are wide ranging and extend across the entire lifespan. However, research into speech and language impairment has only recently started to focus on the impact of these for individuals and their families. Living life with a communication disorder is never straightforward, and we hope that this issue brings together and highlights some of the leading work in this area.

The King's Speech and Stuttering Research
Stuttering was a much talked about issue in 2011, largely due to the huge success of the film ‘The King’s Speech’. Inspired by this film, the editors of IJLCD put together a selection of recent IJLCD articles on the theme of stuttering. They chose only recent studies and aimed for articles that highlight the richness of stuttering research that takes place around the world.

IJLCD Author Guidelines

IJLCD proudly supports Open Access research. Click below for Author Guidelines.Author Guidelines



IJLCD Winter Lecture

Each year, towards the end of the autumn term, the department of Language and Communication Science at City University London, hosts a lecture by a leader in the field of language and communication disorders, sponsored by IJLCD. A paper based on this lecture is then submitted for publication in IJLCD.

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