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But for some parents, it is a time of anxiety because their child struggles to get words out. As many as five percent of preschool children nationwide have repetitions and prolongations of sounds severe enough to be of concern to their parents. The
Parents eagerly anticipate the moment when their child first begins to talk. But for some parents, it is a time of anxiety because their child struggles to get words out. As many as 5 percent of preschool children nationwide have repetitions and
52 A groundbreaking education program has been launched in a Victorian juvenile detention centre in response to research linking language disorders and young offenders. The research, by Melbourne's Monash University, revealed that 50 per cent of
Roustan, Sun Sentinel A former speech pathologist , who spent much of his 30-year career working with school children, was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison plus 20 years' probation as a registered sex offender, according to the Broward Sheriff'
After more than 20 years in practice, she realized she wanted to learn a better way to assist those children, so she returned to college, completed her degree in 1999 and earned her Ph.D. But even after completing her Ph.D., she wanted to learn more.
Eddie Jim Teachers saw Anna as a ''slow developer'' and offered reading recovery. Ms Purcival welcomed this, but soon found more help was needed...Since then, Ms Purcival says Anna has made significant improvements. ''I was very concerned when she
In the evening of April 4, 2000, I was tired and fell asleep while reading the newspaper. Suddenly, I woke up at 9:45 p.m. and saw that the TV picture was absurdly distorted. I ran, struggling to keep my balance, to the telephone on the kitchen
As Rep. Gabrielle Giffords spends her days relearning how to speak, walk and care for herself, her therapists are carefully tracking every moment and often posing one critical question: When can she go home? Experts say they
You probably won't forget the moment your baby said his or her first word, especially if it was "ma-ma" or "da-da." A proud milestone that sends us running to the baby keepsake book every time. Are you worried that your child is not picking up on
2/27/2011 2:28 AM Last Modified: 2/27/2011 2:28 AM The popularity and critical acclaim of the film "The King's Speech" has put a spotlight on stuttering. The film centers on King George VI, who sought the help of speech therapist Lionel Logue as