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Aphasia Threads: Sheree, Ann, and Jessica
Welcome to the Aphasia Threads Project, which weaves together three points-of-view people ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. May 27
Aphasia Threads: Louis, David, and Annalise
Welcome to the Aphasia Threads Project, which weaves together three points-of-view people ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. May 27
Group Aphasia Threads: What People with Aphasia Want You to Know
While the Aphasia Threads project brings together the stories of people with ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. May 27
Profiles of Aphasia: Michael Hayden
Michael Hayden is a four-star US Air Force general. He headed the ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. May 27
Aphasia Threads: Debi, Linda, and Sarah
Welcome to the Aphasia Threads Project, which weaves together three points-of-view people ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. May 27
Google Wants YOU: New Technology for People With Aphasia
If you have trouble speaking, you know how frustrating it can be ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. May 27
Quieter intensive care units may translate to better outcomes for infants in n...
WASHINGTON, D.C. May 13, 2019 -- Excessive noise is widely known to have negative effects on health, and children in neonatal intensive care units are among the most vulnerable. To help preterm infants make a smooth transition to life outside of the womb, some NICUs have instituted set quiet times to limit children s exposure to potentially dangerous levels of noise. Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, George Washington University and Bapt ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
Want to expand your toddler's vocabulary? Find another child
WASHINGTON, D.C. May 13, 2019 -- Children s brains are sponges. These voracious little learners glean all kinds of information from the people around them. In particular, children mimic and learn speech patterns from their family. Previous work has shown that infants attend selectively to their mother s voice over another female s voice. But new research suggests that children learn new words best from other children. Much of what we know about the world i ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
New study shows toddlers are great at getting the conversation started
WASHINGTON, D.C. May 14, 2019 -- Conversation is an important part of what makes us human. Previous research has shown that children begin to develop this skill at a young age. While many assume that mothers instigate communication with their children, new research suggests that children are the ones who get the conversation started. I was surprised that kids were drivers of conversation, said Mark VanDam, from Washington State University, who will present ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
First smartphone app that can hear ear infections in children
Ear infections are the most common reason that parents bring their children to a pediatrician, according to the National Institutes of Health. This condition occurs when fluid builds up in the middle ear behind the eardrum and is infected. This buildup is also common in another condition called otitis media with effusion. Any kind of fluid buildup can be painful and make it hard for children to hear, which can be especially detrimental when they are learni ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
How loud is too loud when it comes to sports whistles?
WASHINGTON, D.C. May 15, 2019 -- How loud is too loud when it comes to whistle tweets Referees and others using whistles on the job need a simple way to determine whether it s harmful to their hearing, so a group of researchers set out to put it to the test and to provide some clarity and damage risk criteria for impulse noise exposures. To do this, the group carefully measured and analyzed the acoustic signature of 13 brands of whistles identified as the ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27
What's causing your vertigo? Goggles may help with diagnosis
MINNEAPOLIS - Vertigo is a form of severe dizziness that can result in a loss of balance, a feeling of falling, trouble walking or standing, or nausea. There is more than one type of vertigo, each with a different cause, and sometimes requiring different treatment. Now a proof-of-concept study has found that special goggles that measure eye movements during an episode of vertigo may help more accurately diagnose which type of vertigo a person has. The stud ...
EurekAlert - Mon. May 27