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Study offers first look at how children with cerebral palsy develop language skills
A new study of children with cerebral palsy could help ease the speech and language challenges many of these children face as they get older.
Paul Rathouz, PhD – Slide of the Week
Early diagnosis of speech disorders in children with cerebral palsy (CP) is of critical importance. A key problem is differentiating those with borderline or mild speech motor deficits from those who are within an age appropriate range of variability.
Katherine C. Hustad, PhD – Slide of the Week
Although children with cerebral palsy (CP) are at an increased risk for developing speech, language, and executive function (EF) impairments, little is known regarding the relationship among these risk factors.
Paul Rathouz, PhD
85 children with cerebral palsy (43 girls, 42 boys) were followed longitudinally between 18 and 54 months. Children were seen between 2-8 times, for a total of 322 data points.
Katherine Hustad, PhD
Title: Longitudinal development of communication in children with cerebral palsy between 24 and 53 months: Predicting speech outcomes Legend: (Left) Longitudinally-assessed word intelligibility score (%) by age and time since child was first able to …
Recap: Waisman Center Day with the Experts: Cerebral Palsy
To kick off March, Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, the Waisman Center hosted its first Waisman Center Day with the Experts: Cerebral Palsy on Saturday, March 1. Nearly 200 people attended the outreach event, which was a partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Cerebral palsy awareness and activities at the Waisman Center
From the research lab to the patient’s bedside, research and clinical care focused on cerebral palsy (CP) encompass the essence of the Waisman Center’s mission: scientists and clinicians using an interdisciplinary approach to improve the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities.