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New Insight Into How Toddlers Learn Verbs

New Insight Into How Toddlers Learn Verbs

University of Liverpool Parents can help toddlers’ language skills by showing them a variety of examples of different actions, according to new research from the University of Liverpool. Previous research has shown that verbs pose...

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2014-04-17 13:42:44

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in adolescents appears to be associated with atypical connectivity in the brain involving the systems that help people infer what others are thinking and understand the meaning of others' actions and emotions. The ability to navigate and thrive in complex social systems is commonly impaired in ASD, a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting as many as 1 in 88 children. The authors used functional magnetic resonance imaging to investigate connectivity in two...

2014-04-16 12:15:13

Highest Association Found During First Trimester Exposure for Autism and Third Trimester Exposure for Developmental Delays In a study of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs, researchers from the Bloomberg School of Public health found that prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a frequently prescribed treatment for depression, anxiety and other disorders, was associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental delays (DD) in boys. The study,...

2014-04-09 12:31:24

iTherapy announces a 50% off sale of InnerVoice for the entire Autism Awareness Month of April MARTINEZ, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How can using 3D-animated avatars help improve communication? Read more and find out! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140409/PH01792-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140409/PH01792-b ) Communication challenges are at the core of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). To tackle this challenge, iTherapy used the expertise of...

2014-04-04 23:26:41

Y.A.L.E. School in Cherry Hill New Jersey to Present Workshop Featuring Dr. Peter Gerhardt and Katie Curran Cherry Hill, NJ (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Y.A.L.E. School will present a unique program on happiness and optimism featuring autism expert, Dr. Peter Gerhardt, and his colleague Katie Curran. The program, “A Spectrum of Happiness: Fostering Resiliency, Flexibility and Optimism in Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum,” will cover topics including the ‘science of hope,’ and how to...

2014-04-04 12:21:32

New Studies Showing an Increase of Autism in Children LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week showed that autism in children has increased by approximately 30%, now affecting one in sixty-eight children. The increase of diagnoses comes at the start of Autism Awareness Month, presenting an opportunity to correspondingly increase awareness....

Research Shows Infants Are Sensitive To Pleasant Touch
2014-04-03 16:26:20

Association for Psychological Science Infants show unique physiological and behavioral responses to pleasant touch, which may help to cement the bonds between child and parent and promote early social and physiological development, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Previous studies with adults have shown that when the skin is stroked, a specific type of touch receptor is activated in response to a...

2014-04-02 23:26:11

The educational, evidence-based app developed by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders for children with autism now offers a Community Helpers game. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Camp Discovery, the evidence-based learning app for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), today released its new educational game, Community Helpers. The app, developed by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), now includes a game to teach children about different helpers that they...

2014-04-01 23:23:19

Exclusive Genetics, a world leader in the bucking bull industry, is launching the "Buck Autism" Campaign to support the National Autism Association and the Parent Information Center of Wyoming; kicking off with a charity event on April 5 at the ACM Party For A Cause® Festival in Las Vegas. Orchard, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 In support of National Autism Awareness Month this April 2014, Exclusive Genetics (EG), a world leader in the bucking bull industry will launch the...

2014-03-28 09:14:45

In a study of 14,000 U.S. children, 40 percent lack strong emotional bonds — what psychologists call "secure attachment" — with their parents that are crucial to success later in life, according to a new report. The researchers found that these children are more likely to face educational and behavioral problems. In a report published by Sutton Trust, a London-based institute that has published more than 140 research papers on education and social mobility, researchers from Princeton...

2014-03-27 12:31:21

Latest snapshot shows proportion of children with autism and higher IQ on the rise ATLANTA, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 68 children (or 14.7 per 1,000 eight-year-olds) in multiple communities in the United States has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This new estimate is roughly 30 percent higher than previous estimates reported in 2012 of 1 in 88 children (11.3 per 1,000 eight year...