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Patients with serious speech disorders are often able to sing complete texts. However, melody may not be the decisive factor.
The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) will host its 2011 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech in San Diego, California on July 7 â€“ July 9, at the Paradise Point Resort.
A simple, five-minute screening technique may help physicians detect autism earlier in infants.
Editors: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association President Tommie L.
Children with permanent hearing impairment who received hearing screening as newborns had better general and language developmental outcomes and quality of life at ages 3 to 5 years compared to newborns who received hearing screening through behavioral testing.
Condition is characterized by a slow decline rather than an abrupt loss of skills, study says.
Autism affects 1 in 150 children today, making it more common than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes and pediatric AIDS combined.
Discovery could lead to new therapies for progressive hearing loss.
BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- LENA Foundation has increased the accuracy of the LENA Autism Screen (LAS) to 91 percent for children 24 to 48 months.
A new candidate gene for Specific Language Impairment has been identified by a research team directed by Mabel Rice at the University of Kansas, in collaboration with Shelley Smith, University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Javier GayÃ¡n of Neocodex, Seville, Spain.
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