Monthly Archives: July 2014

Brain activity shows babies rehearsing speech months before first words

Brain activity in babies as young as seven months show that they are preparing to begin to speak. Researchers from the University of Washington found that areas of the brain responsible for planning the motor movements associated with speech were … Continue reading

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Babies who seem to self-correct their autism?

Sophie Williams – July 19th 2014 A recent study in Atlanta has shown that some babies who display early symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) seem to be able to self-correct at about 9 months of age.The group of babies … Continue reading

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Having a second child after a diagnosis of autism

Parents whose first child has received a diagnosis of autism may be a third less likely to have a second child. This tendency may also have an effect on estimates of the risk that the second child will receive this … Continue reading

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