Why do some people speak more than others in their native language?

A team of researchers from the University of Toronto has found that people with a speech disorder who are bilingual have different types of speech.This finding is significant because it indicates that the brain is not completely unique to a particular language, and that people who speak a language may have different ways of processing […]

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You can’t get your head around what ‘disabled language’ means in the UK

It’s a common phrase, but in the U.K., it’s also an obscure word, meaning something like a person who can’t speak English.It’s the opposite of the English-speaking world’s standard phrase for “disabled person.”If you’re like most people in the country, you’re probably familiar with the term, which has become a key part of the language […]

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How to help children with language and reading disabilities find their way home

A key piece of advice to help you and your family through the coming holiday season is this: If you’re having a tough time with your child’s language or reading ability, it’s time to ask yourself whether there’s something wrong with you, rather than assuming your child needs to learn something new.That’s the advice from […]

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How to get a better response to your disability?

A new survey of more than 20,000 people with disabilities shows that while they don’t get all the attention they’d like, they are still part of a thriving community.The survey, conducted by the National Disability Employment Alliance, found that nearly one in three respondents reported they had worked with someone with a disability.“We found that […]

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