Tag Archives: Children

VUMC looks to quickly diagnose children with autism via telemedicine

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Vanderbilt University Medical Center is launching a study to assess tools designed to make a remote diagnosis of autism in young children rapidly using telemedicine technology. The two-year study, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, will enroll 150 patients in an effort to significantly increase access and reduce wait… Read More »

Difficulties with audiovisual processing contributes to dyslexia in children

A University at Buffalo psychologist has published a neuroimaging study that could help develop tests for early identification of dyslexia, a disorder that effects 80 percent of those diagnosed with difficulties reading, writing and spelling. Tasks which require audiovisual processing are especially challenging for children with dyslexia, according to Chris McNorgan, an assistant professor in… Read More »