Search for dissertations about: "early school-aged children"

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  1. 1. Child bilingualism in Sweden and Lebanon : A study of Arabic-speaking 4-to-7-year-olds

    Author : Rima Haddad; Ute Bohnacker; Virginia C. M. Gathercole; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language development; bilingualism; Sweden; Lebanon; Swedish; Arabic; preschool-aged children; early school-aged children; vocabulary; narrative macrostructure; CLT; MAIN; language exposure; joint book reading; code-switching; SES; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the vocabulary and narrative skills of 100 Arabic-Swedish-speaking children (aged 4–7 years) in Sweden cross-sectionally and the development of these skills (4 to 6) in a subgroup of 10 children longitudinally. Also, the vocabulary skills of 100 Arabic-speaking bilingual children (aged 4–7 years) in Lebanon are investigated cross-sectionally and compared to the Swedish cross-sectional study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Autism and ADHD in children with cerebral palsy

    Author : Magnus Påhlman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cerebral palsy; autism spectrum disorder; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; children; impairments; screening; prevalence; neuroimaging;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Autism spectrum disorder (autism) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are likely underdiagnosed in children with cerebral palsy (CP). Early identification of impairments is important for adequate understanding and support. READ MORE

  3. 3. Chlamydia pneumoniae in Children - Epidemiology and Clinical Implications

    Author : Erik Normann; Björn Wettergren; Håkan Gnarpe; Claes Sundelin; Birger Trollfors; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatrics; allergy; asthma; children; Chlamydia pneumoniae; immunohistochemistry; microimmunofluorescence; polymerase chain reaction; respiratory tract infection; Pediatrik; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin;

    Abstract : Chlamydia pneumoniae is a human respiratory tract pathogen. Seroepidemiological studies indicate that C. pneumoniae infection is most common in school-aged children and infrequently detected in younger children.The aims of this study were to further elucidate the prevalence of C. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lexical and semantic development in children with cochlear implants

    Author : Ulrika Löfkvist; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : children with cochlear implants;

    Abstract : Introduction: Two important events have changed the prerequisites for children with severe-profound hearing impairment (HI). The first is the universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) that enables early detection and identification of congenital or early- acquired HI. READ MORE

  5. 5. ADHD and stress : Diurnal cortisol levels, early psychosocial adversity and perceived stress

    Author : Johan Isaksson; Frank Lindblad; Kent W Nilsson; Per Gustafsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ADHD; HPA-axis; cortisol; hypocortisolism; diurnal rhythm; trauma; adversity; medication; perceived stress; gender differences; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : The Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal axis (HPA-axis) with its end product cortisol mediates the physiological response to stress thereby promoting mobilization of energy. The cortisol levels follow a diurnal rhythm with a distinct awakening response. READ MORE