Latest Communication disorders Stories

2011-09-22 18:52:03

Patients with serious speech disorders are often able to sing complete texts. However, melody may not be the decisive factor.

2011-06-28 00:00:32

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 – July 9, at the Paradise Point Resort.

2011-04-29 06:09:39

A simple, five-minute screening technique may help physicians detect autism earlier in infants.

2010-12-14 00:01:26

Editors: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association President Tommie L.

2010-10-19 20:58:08

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.

2010-02-16 13:00:16

Condition is characterized by a slow decline rather than an abrupt loss of skills, study says.

2009-11-11 08:20:04

Autism affects 1 in 150 children today, making it more common than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes and pediatric AIDS combined.

2009-09-03 15:18:34

Discovery could lead to new therapies for progressive hearing loss.

2009-09-02 09:00:00

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.

2009-08-27 16:57:03

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 Gayán of Neocodex, Seville, Spain.

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