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2014-06-17 12:52:24

University of Chicago Examining factors such as how much children gesture at an early age may make it possible to identify and intervene with very young children at risk for delays in speech and cognitive development, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Chicago. The research by leading early learning scientists looked at children from a wide variety of backgrounds, including those from advantaged and disadvantaged families, and those who had suffered brain...

2014-06-04 23:14:58

Center for Social Cognition offers eight-week intensive summer program to develop the cognitive, social, and emotional understanding of children ages four to 12 beginning July 7, 2014. Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 When it comes to learning, parents and educators must look beyond pencils and books to prepare their children for the school of life. The ability to learn is driven by emotional needs and requires social interaction to be meaningful, according to Karina Poirier, Psy.D,...

2013-05-02 23:02:35

STAR Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado celebrates Better Hearing and Speech Month by encouraging parents to seek early intervention for children with communication disorders. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges, joins the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month, which runs the entire month of May 2013. Although more than 5...

2012-05-10 22:50:08

A recently evolved pattern of gene activity in the language and decision-making centers of the human brain is missing in a disorder associated with autism and learning disabilities, a new study by Yale University researchers shows. "This is the cost of being human," said Nenad Sestan, associate professor of neurobiology, researcher at Yale's Kavli Institute for Neuroscience, and senior author of the paper. "The same evolutionary mechanisms that may have gifted our species with amazing...

2012-01-26 09:41:57

Males at greater than twice the risk of language delay than females New research by Australian scientists reveals that males who are exposed to high levels of testosterone before birth are twice as likely to experience delays in language development compared to females. The research, published in Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, focused on umbilical cord blood to explore the presence of testosterone when the language-related regions of a fetus' brain are undergoing a critical...

2011-06-22 22:38:20

A new study provides valuable insight into the neuropathology of early autism development by imaging the brains of naturally sleeping toddlers. The research, published by Cell Press in the June 24 issue of the journal Neuron, identifies a brain abnormality observed at the very beginning stages of autism that may aid in early diagnosis of autism and shed light on its underlying biology. The human brain is split into two separate hemispheres, which are mostly symmetrical in terms of anatomy and...

2011-06-18 00:01:07

The Luma Centerâ“ž¢ for Development and Learning at Valley Forge Educational Services in Malvern introduces a new school-year program, Speech and Language Explorers, to meet the needs of young children with speech/language-based learning challenges. The program "“ the first of its kind in the Chester County region - is designed particularly to meet the needs of children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech or other speech/language-based disabilities. Social...

2011-05-02 16:13:35

Research suggests it may be better to postpone screening until 30 months of age for this high-risk population Extremely premature infants who screen positive for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at 18 months of age may not actually have autism. Rather, they may fail screening tests due to an unrelated cognitive or language delay, according to research to be presented Sunday, May 1, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Denver. An estimated one in 110 U.S. children has ASD,...

2010-12-14 00:01:42

A practicing speech and language pathologist in Dallas, has created 15 apps that are compatible with the iPhone, iPod Touch® and iPad engaging parents and helping children with a variety of speech delays or disabilities. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 12, 2010 Did you know that 8 to 9% of children in the United States struggle from a speech or language delay? Speech or language delay is a general term used to describe children who have difficulty communicating their basic needs and wants...

2009-03-16 13:45:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The LENA(TM) Developmental Snapshot is back by popular demand, once again offering parents a confidential, quick and easy way to find out their child's developmental age online (https://www.lenababy.com/secure/LenaDevelopmentalSnapshot.aspx). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090210/LA69114) In the summer of 2007, when the LENA Foundation first offered the assessment, more than 13,000 people used the service in a single two-month period....


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