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24 June, 2016 - The University of Toronto

Computer scientists at Winterlight Labs, a startup in Toronto, are researching how speech recognition software and machine learning can identify symptoms of dementia. Winterlight has developed a prototype that can analyze one to five minute speech...

24 June, 2016 - National Institute for Health Research

The UK National Institute for Health Research is funding a study on improving communication skills for children with autism. Previous research has found that therapy focusing on parent-child communication can improve social communication for...

24 June, 2016 - CBC

The Saskatchewan children’s advocate, Bob Pringle, has tabled a report in the provincial legislative assembly, which states that the province failed a teenager with hearing loss who died in a youth correctional facility of acute bronchopneumonia...

24 June, 2016 - CBC

This column by Alex Lytwyn, who has cerebral palsy, calls for more support in Manitoba for teenagers and adults with disabilities. As a child, Lytwyn had access to physiotherapy and speech therapy. “When a person enters high school they're not a...

24 June, 2016 - BBC News

Speech and language disorders are the biggest issue affecting child development in Scotland, according to Save the Children. The charity says over 7,000 Scottish preschool children have problems with speech and language development. Children from...

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