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25 August, 2016 - Slate

This article examines the impact on a child’s speech and language development when their parents imitate their speech and language errors. Diane Paul, director of clinical issues in speech-language pathology at the American Speech-Language-Hearing...

25 August, 2016 - Audiology Worldnews

Sea anemone-derived repair proteins can help restore damaged hair cells in the cochlea of mice, according to a new study. Sea anemones can regenerate cells in a few minutes. When researchers added sea anemone repair proteins to traumatized hair...

25 August, 2016 - NPR

In this audio interview, Melva Washington Toomer speaks to her father, John Carter Washington, who is deaf and blind and founded the first African-American braille magazine. Toomer communicates with Washington using a TeleBraille machine. The two...

25 August, 2016 - TODAY

This touching video shows a mother speaking to her baby who just received hearing aids. Jordan Blair giggles as he hears his mother, Taryn Blair. "He's had a rough start. So when he laughed in this video after the constant screaming since birth, it...

25 August, 2016 - Science Daily

A new study suggests that infants whose mothers speak tonal languages have more melodic cries. Researchers compared the cries of babies whose mothers spoke Mandarin and Lamnso, a tonal language from Cameroon, to the cries of babies whose mothers...

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