News tagged with language impairment
An Autistica consultation published this month found that 24% of children with autism were non-verbal or minimally verbal, and it is known that these problems can persist into adulthood. Professionals have long attempted ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 24, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
(HealthDay)—Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy could hinder babies' brain development, impeding their mental and motor skills, a new study suggests.
Pediatrics Sep 17, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—One in four elderly people with mild cognitive impairment – a precursor to dementia – naturally 'reverts' to normal cognition, research from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 28, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
Difficulty or inability to write a coherent text message, even in patients who have no problem speaking, may become a "vital" tool in diagnosing a type of crippling stroke, according to new research at Henry Ford Hospital.
Neuroscience Mar 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A specific antioxidant supplement may be an effective therapy for some features of autism, according to a pilot trial from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital that involved 31 ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Children exposed to HIV before birth are at risk for language impairments, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions.
HIV & AIDS Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Older adults who have suffered from aphasia for a long time can nevertheless improve their language function and maintain these improvements in the long term, according to a study by Dr. Ana Inés Ansaldo, PhD, a researcher ...
Neuroscience Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children with autism have difficulty identifying inappropriate social behavior, and even when successful, they are often unable to justify why the behavior seemed inappropriate. New brain imaging studies show that children ...
Autism spectrum disorders Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Recent studies by a UT Dallas researcher aim at finding better ways to diagnose young children with language impairments.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children who are given anaesthetic before the age of three may have an increased risk of developing learning difficulties, according to a new study involving researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Pediatrics Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In an important test of one of the first drugs to target core symptoms of autism, researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine are undertaking a pilot clinical trial to evaluate insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1) in children ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are at high risk for not participating in postsecondary education or employment, particularly in the first two years after high school, according ...
Autism spectrum disorders May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's a popularly held belief that individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) gravitate toward STEM majors in college (science, technology, engineering mathematics).
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 15, 2012 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- It turns out irony and sarcasm are completely lost on youth. Yeah, right.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 08, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Having trouble finding the right word to say is a known side effect of healthy aging. But older adults with early Alzheimer's disease may find it especially difficult not only to find words but also to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |