NIH Study Shows HIV-exposed Children at High Risk of Language Delay

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog.

HIV exposed children could benefit from early diagnosis, classroom intervention

Children exposed to HIV before birth are at risk for language impairments, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions.

Moreover, children exposed to HIV before birth may benefit from routine screening for language impairment, even if they don’t have any obvious signs of a language problem, the researchers said. http://1.usa.gov/wS029g [NIH News]

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