Autism spectrum disorders

When mom talks, are infants with ASD listening?

Motherese is a form of simplified, exaggerated melodic speech that parents use to communicate with newborns and young toddlers. A horse becomes horsie; a dog becomes doggie; parents become mama and dada. The tendency to speak ...

Pediatrics

Non-recommended milk being provided to young children

More than one-third of infant caregivers reported serving at least one non-recommended milk type to their infant in the past month—most providing them daily—and the majority of toddler caregivers did not follow expert ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Parents harsher with toddlers during first lockdown

Parents of toddlers often reacted more harshly with their child during the first corona lockdown in The Netherlands (April and May 2020), for example by shaking them or yelling at them, than a comparable group of parents ...

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