Tag Archives: Children

Further insight needed into potential development delays in preterm children

Executive functioning delays – such as difficulties with attention, concentration and self-control – which frequently occur in preterm children actually persist beyond early infancy, through to school-entry age, new research has found. Researchers from the College of Health and Medicine’s Division of Psychology studied how preterm children, are at a higher risk of developing executive… Read More »

Children conceived in winter months ‘are more likely to have autism’

Pregnant women who don’t get enough sunshine ‘are more likely to have children with dyslexia, autism or ADHD’, major study suggests 21% of children conceived in February, March and April had a learning disability In contrast, the figure was just 16.5% for youngsters conceived in June and July The findings come from more than 400,000… Read More »