Pediatrics

Pediatrician use of developmental screening tools increasing

(HealthDay)—From 2002 to 2016, there was an increase in pediatricians' reported use of developmental screening tools and in referral of at-risk patients for early intervention (EI), according to a study published online ...

Pediatrics

Researchers write ABCs of language disorder

While we expect to see scientists publishing in journals aimed at peers, a pair of Western researchers recently targeted a younger audience for their work—a lot younger.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Language impairment affects school performance

Language impairment is one of the most common childhood disorders that you've never heard of. It affects seven out of every 100 U.S. children, delaying mastery of language skills in children.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Atypical development of language in children

"I have always been fascinated by language," says Professor Nikki Botting. "However my main motivation and interest has been developmental disorders - children growing up with difficulties. Atypical language is one important ...

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