Multilingualism: No cause for concern

In increasingly multicultural communities, parents more often find themselves in circumstances in which it is logical to wonder, “What language or languages am I going to encourage in my child?” Continue reading

Happy to Help: Research Shows How Caregiver Happiness Is Critical as More Children Affected by Autism

“New research from Northwestern and Vanderbilt Universities points to the involvement of caregivers as crucial and also that the happiness level of those involved is a contributing factor in therapy effectiveness.” Click here to read more.

You’ve Got Mail!

We at EIRG are so excited to add to the growing body of knowledge about communication development in young children. With two federally funded grants, we are able to provide support to families and children with autism. Continue reading

Inclusion of Children With Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education recently issued a joint policy statement aiming to increase inclusion of children with disabilities in early childcare programs. Continue reading

Does Grammar Matter?

Parents and clinicians often shorten and simplify their language when teaching children with autism.  New research examines the impact of non-grammatically correct simplified speech on the language development of children with autism. Continue reading