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...
11/19/2013 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.
11/7/2013 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.
8/20/2013 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.
8/14/2013 12:00 PM EDT
While the effect of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) in infant formula on children's cognitive development may not always be evident on standardized developmental tasks at 18 months, significant effects may emerge later on more...
8/13/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Autism researchers at the University of Kansas will test an iPad voice output app to help preschoolers with autism and their classmates communicate.
7/29/2013 9:00 AM EDT
The University of Kansas will test Interactive book reading in a five-year clinical trial as a possible treatment for children with Specific Language Impairment who represent about 7 percent of kindergarten children.
4/10/2013 11:00 AM EDT
Infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very low birth weight and born before 34 weeks gestation than infants of mothers who were given a...
2/25/2013 12:50 PM EST