Communication disorder
A communication disorder is any disorder that affects somebody's ability to communicate. The delays and disorders can range from simple sound substitution to the inability to understand or use one's ...
Scientists May Have Found The Root Cause Of Autism | IFLScience
Scientists think they've found out what could be at the root of autism and, no, it's not vaccines. According to a new study, it could be caused by having t
Autistic Boy Sees Mind-Blowing Visions from Heaven!
First-time parents Joe and Tahni Cullen were thrust into the confusing world of autism when their toddler, Josiah, suddenly lost his ability to speak, play and socialize. In their attempts to see Jos...
Feel the Beat: Dancing While Deaf
Antoine Hunter just wants to be heard and understood. Born completely without hearing in his left ear and hard of hearing in his right, Hunter, who's now com...
Babies Born To Obese Mothers Have Nearly Twice The Risk Of Autism
Mothers who are obese during pregnancy have almost twice the odds of having a child with autism as women who weigh less, a U.S. study suggests. When women are both obese and have diabetes, the autism ...
Scientists Link Brain Chemical To Autism
The Harvard University researchers found that autistic behavior is associated with a breakdown in the signaling pathway used by a major inhibitory neurotransmitter called GABA."This is the first time,...
An Entire Town Secretly Learned Sign Language To Surprise Their Deaf Neighbor
Muharrem is just a normal guy from suburban Bağcılar, who has hearing loss and uses sign language to communicate. But on this day, when he went around town with his sister, he noticed something extrao...
BBC Future - Blindsight: the strangest form of consciousness
Some people who have lost their vision find a “second sight” taking over their eyes – an uncanny, subconscious sense that sheds light into the hidden depths of the human mind.
Autism Cases In U.S. Jump To 1 In 45: Who Gets The Diagnosis, In 8 Simple Charts
The number of autism cases in the United States appeared to jump dramatically in 2014 according to new estimates released Friday, but researchers said that changes in the format of the questionnaire l...
This 23-Year-Old Went Blind In One Eye After Wearing Cheap Color Contacts
Hamlin, who currently works as an administrative assistant and a receptionist, says he bought the pair for $15 without a prescription back in 2010. Local gas stations and beauty stores sold these chea...
Broadway Star Has a Message to the Autistic Child Screaming at His Show - And It's Awesome!
When he heard the kid screaming in the middle of a scene he knew exactly what was going on...
Gift From Behind Bars Is Changing Autistic Boy's Life
How a prisoner helped a little boy in need.
Resistance To Hearing Loss Treatment Can Lead To Depression
A study has identified that many people are running the risk of depression and anxiety by staying silent about hearing difficulties. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communica...
Calhoun County, Michigan Has Blinding Hogweed Plant
Health officials in Calhoun County are advising caution after the dangerous giant hogweed plant was spotted in the county. The Calhoun County Public Health Department said Monday that the plant was fo...
Two Blind Sisters See for the First Time
Sonia and Anita, two sisters living in India, have been blind since birth, but a simple eye operation makes it possible for them to see their mom for the first time.
Gene Therapy Restores Hearing In Deaf Mice
Using gene therapy, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have restored hearing in mice with a genetic form of deafness. Their work, published online July 8 by the journ...
Largest-Ever Study Of Parental Age And Autism Finds Increased Risk With Teen Moms
Researchers found an increased risk of autism in children born to teen mothers and in children whose parents have a large gap between their ages. The analysis, which looked at autism rates among 5.7 m...
Blindness
Blindness is the condition of poor visual perception. Various scales have been developed to describe the extent of vision loss and define blindness. Total blindness is the complete lack of form and vi...
Blindness - Wikipedia
Language disorder
Language disorders or language impairments are disorders that involve the processing of linguistic information. Problems that may be experienced can involve grammar (syntax and/or morphology), seman...
Voice disorders
Voice disorders are medical conditions involving abnormal pitch, loudness or quality of the sound produced by the larynx and thereby affecting speech production. These include:
Aphasia
Aphasia (/əˈfeɪʒə/, /əˈfeɪziə/ or /eɪˈfeɪziə/; from Greek a- ("without") + phásis (φάσις, "speech")) is the name given to a collection of language disorders caused by damage to the brain. The word ap...
Scientists May Have Found The Root Cause Of Autism | IFLScience
Scientists think they've found out what could be at the root of autism and, no, it's not vaccines. According to a new study, it could be caused by having t
Mixed transcortical aphasia
An aphasia is any disorder of language that causes the patient to have the inability to communicate, whether it is through writing, speaking, or sign language. Mixed transcortical aphasia is the least...
Speech and language impairment
Speech and language impairment are basic categories that might be drawn in issues of communication involve hearing, speech, language, and fluency.A speech impairment is characterized by difficulty in ...
Speech and language impairment - Wikipedia
Mixed receptive-expressive language disorder
Mixed receptive-expressive language disorder (DSM-IV 315.32) is a communication disorder in which both the receptive and expressive areas of communication may be affected in any degree, from mild to s...
BBC Future - Blindsight: the strangest form of consciousness
Some people who have lost their vision find a “second sight” taking over their eyes – an uncanny, subconscious sense that sheds light into the hidden depths of the human mind.
Auditory processing disorder
Auditory processing disorder (APD), also known as central auditory processing disorder (CAPD), is an umbrella term for a variety of disorders that affect the way the brain processes auditory informati...
The Boy With The Incredible Brain (Brain Man) - Real Stories
An extraordinary documentary on the brainpower of Daniel T, the young Englishman who could be the world’s greatest mental athlete. Daniel is not just a calculating wizard, but also a memory champion a...