Back And Forth Conversation With Children Important For Children’s Brain Development

Previous studies have suggested that hearing more words played a strong role in the development of children’s language skills, yet a recent study by cognitive scientists at MIT challenges this idea. The MIT scientists found that more than simply being exposed to many words, back and forth conversation between a child and an adult could be responsible for boosting the child’s response to language and facilitating their language development.


A New App Interprets Sign Language for the Amazon Echo

The convenience of the Amazon Echo smart speaker only goes so far. Without any sort of visual interface, the voice-activated home assistant isn’t very useful for deaf people—Alexa only understands three languages, none of which are American Sign Language. But Fast Company reports that one programmer has invented an ingenious system that allows the Echo to communicate visually.


Webinar Opportunity!

Have you registered for the free Webinar – “Congenital CMV – Awareness, Diagnosis, and Management”? It is this Thursday, July 19th, 2018

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If you can’t attend on Thursday, it will be recorded and posted at within a week following the presentation.