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Latest Specific language impairment Stories

2013-09-19 23:00:33

Author Dominic Dimattina has written a new inspirational book for people with disabilities and their families. Australia (PRWEB) September 20, 2013

2013-04-26 14:52:48

Up to 10 per cent of the population is affected by specific learning disabilities (SLDs), such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism, translating to two or three pupils in every classroom.

2012-09-14 23:03:11

In Focus with Martin Sheen will spotlight therapies that are making progress in helping children in their developmental years with communication issues. Hollywood,

2012-03-13 10:32:53

Recent studies by a UT Dallas researcher aim at finding better ways to diagnose young children with language impairments.

2011-05-19 11:39:50

Greater awareness of 'specific language impairment' (SLI), a language disorder, is needed to ensure better outcomes for the 3-6 per cent of UK school children affected by this disability.

2010-11-05 15:42:26

Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, have identified a genetic variant which influences whether a person with dyslexia is more skilled with either the left or right hand.

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.

2009-08-27 13:55:58

A U.S.-led study has found a new candidate gene for specific language impairment disorder by studying genes linked with reading impairment or sound disorders. Specific language impairment disorder is a developmental language disorder that's not related to or caused by other developmental disorders, hearing loss or acquired brain injury, according to Wikipedia. A team led by University of Kansas Professor Mabel Rice, in collaboration with University of Nebraska Medical Center Professor Shelley...

2008-12-01 08:55:00

New research suggests different types of language disorders may be genetically linked.


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