Monthly Archive

First Study Reveals Bilingualism Not a Problem for Children with Down’s Syndrome

6th July, 2021

[Source:  Medical X-Press]

In the first study of its kind in the UK, researchers examined language in Welsh-English bilingual children with Down syndrome and found no evidence of additional difficulties compared to monolinguals.

Findings dispel the myth that exposure to two languages may cause problems for children with Down syndrome.

The publication is part of early career researcher Dr. Rebecca Ward’s work in the Department of Linguistics at Bangor University. Rebecca says:

Read the Rest of this Article on Medical X-Press

PediaStaff hires pediatric and school-based professionals nationwide for contract assignments of 2 to 12 months. We also help clinics, hospitals, schools, and home health agencies to find and hire these professionals directly. We work with Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational and Physical Therapists, School Psychologists, and others in pediatric therapy and education.


Latest Jobs