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Language skills are essential to a child’s ability to communicate and develop. These skills enable children to engage with other people and learn from their surroundings and in the classroom.
Penn State receives federal grant to improve services for children with complex communication needs

Penn State receives federal grant to improve services for children with complex communication needs

Delayed word processing could indicate MCI patients’ likelihood of developing Alzheimer's

Delayed word processing could indicate MCI patients’ likelihood of developing Alzheimer's

Study sheds new light on why autism is more common in boys

Study sheds new light on why autism is more common in boys

Stunner on birth control: Trump’s moral exemption is geared to just 2 groups

Stunner on birth control: Trump’s moral exemption is geared to just 2 groups

Researchers develop new ‘visual biofeedback’ system for speech therapy

Researchers develop new ‘visual biofeedback’ system for speech therapy

Timbre shifting is a new attribute of “baby talk” found in all languages, study reveals

Timbre shifting is a new attribute of “baby talk” found in all languages, study reveals

Grammatical pronoun production more impaired in speech of people with agrammatic aphasia

Grammatical pronoun production more impaired in speech of people with agrammatic aphasia

Canadian researchers pinpoint new gene linked to peanut allergy

Canadian researchers pinpoint new gene linked to peanut allergy

Maternal immune activation linked to ASD symptom severity in children with autism

Maternal immune activation linked to ASD symptom severity in children with autism

Training new doctors right where they’re needed

Training new doctors right where they’re needed

Patients with documented penicillin allergy more likely to develop surgical site infections, study finds

Patients with documented penicillin allergy more likely to develop surgical site infections, study finds

New report highlights need to screen children with reading difficulties for hearing problems

New report highlights need to screen children with reading difficulties for hearing problems

Study captures economic burden of frontotemporal degeneration in the United States

Study captures economic burden of frontotemporal degeneration in the United States

Study uncovers disturbing trends in prescribing opioids for nonmalignant chronic pain

Study uncovers disturbing trends in prescribing opioids for nonmalignant chronic pain

Penn researchers develop predictive model to help lung cancer patients avoid ED visits

Penn researchers develop predictive model to help lung cancer patients avoid ED visits

The GOP repeal bill is imploding. Here are 5 things left hanging on Obamacare

The GOP repeal bill is imploding. Here are 5 things left hanging on Obamacare

Universal screening not enough to improve language skills of deaf and hard-of-hearing children

Universal screening not enough to improve language skills of deaf and hard-of-hearing children

Study finds barriers to using public access defibrillators for treating cardiac arrests

Study finds barriers to using public access defibrillators for treating cardiac arrests

Trial explores measurable health benefits of community gardening

Trial explores measurable health benefits of community gardening

Study finds link between sleep pattern and temperament in preterm children

Study finds link between sleep pattern and temperament in preterm children