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Neurological Predictors of Persistent Versus Recovered Developmental Stuttering
Developmental stuttering affects ~5% of preschool-aged children. While stuttering disappears in the majority of these children within 3 years after onset, it persists into adulthood in 1% of children. Determining anatomical ...
A Comparison of Language Deficits in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Specific Language Impairment
Recently, many studies have been performed to determine the relationship of language deficits of children with autism spectrum disorder and children with specific language impairment (SLI). Both autism and SLI are defined ...
A Comparison of Treatment Approaches for Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is defined as a developmental disorder that affects speech motor planning and programming, and leads to disrupted accuracy and consistency of articulatory movements necessary for speech. ...
Transitioning the Voice: Considerations for Transgender Voice Therapy
Transgender individuals are individuals whose gender identity does not match the sex they were assigned at birth. In order to live as their gender, transgender individuals may seek voice therapy. Researchers have tried to ...
The Effects of Ganciclovir and Valganciclovir Antiviral Treatments in Children with Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection
Congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) is one of the leading causes of non-hereditary newborn hearing losses. Typically children with a hearing loss would receive amplification to help combat the loss; however, new research has ...
Sensorimotor Intervention for Feeding Management in the Preterm Population
Oral feeding difficulty is a common complication facing infants born preterm. Preterm infants are not fully developed; therefore the coordination and function needed to perform the suck and swallow become disrupted. Studies ...