language difficulties

Low Vitamin D levels during pregnancy may affect kid’s speech


February 15th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) Women with low levels of Vitamin D during pregnancy are twice as likely to give birth to children who may face difficulties with speech.The study, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Children who are looked after at home have better language skills


January 6th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Children, aged 1.5 to 3 years, who are looked after at home by a parent, child-carer or in an outdoor nursery, have better language skills than those who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Simple strategies can help develop kids’ language skills


February 5th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 5 (IANS) Children with below average language skills can perform nearly as well as their normally developing peers if their parents make a few simple changes in the way they ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Musical brains easily pick out speech from background noise


November 14th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Fail to keep track of conversations at noisy parties? Well, learn playing an instrument to enhance your ability to pick up emotional cues in conversation, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New discovery supports existence of dyslexia subtypes


June 25th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Researchers from University of Edinburgh have found certain neurological differences that can support the existence of various subtypes of dyslexia.These differences can be linked to different language difficulties ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Spanish couples bad pronunciation cost them 3870!


August 15th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 15 (ANI): A Spanish couple''s language difficulties have cost them thousands of euros after they mispronounced their destinations name while giving directions to a Norwegian taxi driver.The couple, who ... Read more...

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Childhood MS affects IQ, thinking skills


May 13th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Children, who develop multiple sclerosis (MS) at a younger age, are more likely to have low IQ and problems with other thinking skills, than children developing the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Immigrants miss out on Australia’s best jobs


April 29th, 2008 - 8:11 am ICT by admin
DPA Sydney, April 29 (DPA) Immigrants from non-English speaking countries are finding that a university degree is not a passport to a well-paid job in Australia, a study released Tuesday showed. Language difficulties ... Read more...

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PET scan can help distinguish Alzheimer’s from other dementia


November 14th, 2007 - 8:18 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Health |

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