delayed language

delayed language

failure of language to develop at the expected age.
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People learning to speak again after a disease or injury as well as those undergoing cochlear implantation to reverse previous deafness, may be helped by this type of therapeutic treatment in the future," said Bieszczad "The application could even extend to people with delayed language learning abilities or people trying to learn a second language.
Promoting Better Health and Avoiding Disease Award (supported by Welsh NHS Confederation): Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board - for a project to reduce the impact of delayed language skills in two to three-year-old children.
ABM University Health Board: For a project to reduce the impact of delayed language skills in two and three-year-old children.
In deprived areas, more than half of children start school with delayed language skills.
It has been successful in Cork and credited with a major reduction in delayed language skills in disadvantaged areas.
The DSM-5s drafters were "trying to get kids with delayed language out of autism," he noted.
The charity said that 50 per cent of children in some parts of the UK - particularly areas of social disadvantage - start school with delayed language.
21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The first prospective study of ethnic differences in the symptoms of autism in toddlers shows that children from a minority background have more delayed language, communication and gross motor skills than Caucasian children with the disorder.
Although girls exposed to higher dose DHA in utero had lower language scores and were more likely to have delayed language development than girls from the control group.
each year have Down syndrome, characterized primarily by a mild-to-moderate range of intellectual disabilities, possible delayed language development, and difficulties with physical coordination.
These results may explain the association between infant television exposure and delayed language development," the study's authors wrote.
Given the negative consequences of delayed language development, there has been considerable focus on clinical interventions aimed at increasing child verbalization skills.

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