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Gene Deletion Affects Early Language and Brain White Matter, Baylor College of Medicine Study


6/28/2013 8:09:44 AM

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A chromosomal deletion is associated with changes in the brain’s white matter and delayed language acquisition in youngsters from Southeast Asia or with ancestral connections to the region, said an international consortium led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine. However, many such children who can be described as late-talkers may overcome early speech and language difficulties as they grow.

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