A study of 473 sets of twins followed since birth found twins have twice the rate of language delay as do single-born children. Moreover, identical twins have greater rates of language delay than do non-identical twins, strengthening the case for...
21-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT
The first study from an on-going in-depth analysis of the mental health of children in foster care finds that severity, rather than frequency or type of abuse, appears to predict later serious mental health outcomes.
19-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT
Like key players in social networks, University of Kansas scientists have found evidence that there are keywords in word networks that hold together groups of words in our memory. The existence of keywords opens up many possible real-life...
19-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT
University of Kansas autism researchers have developed an effective distance parent training program to address critical shortage of ABA-trained professionals in rural communities.
14-Apr-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Grammar and syntax have been thought for decades to be automatic and untouchable by other brain processes and that everything else — the sex of the speaker, their dialect, etc. — is stripped away as our brains process the sound signal of a word...
19-Nov-2013 2:00 PM EST
First randomized trial shows that texts and calls from parent coaches to young, at-risk mothers improved their parenting skills as well as their well-being and that of their children.
7-Nov-2013 8:00 AM EST
University of Kansas researchers will continue to develop a unique measure of the communication status of individuals with a wide range of intellectual and developmental disabilities with little or no speech.
20-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT
Typical combinations of anti-HIV medications do not appear to cause language delays in children who where exposed to HIV in the womb and whose mothers took the antiretroviral drugs during pregnancy.
14-Aug-2013 12:00 PM EDT