Taking Things Literally… (how to recognize emotional communication and avoid misunderstandings)

Taking Things Literally… (how to recognize emotional communication and avoid misunderstandings)

– Okay, so in this video today, I’m gonna share a concept that has vastly improved my communication skills. Its a distinction that has helped me socially, professionally, basically any situation where I’ve had to deal with another human being. So what I’m gonna demonstrate today is the distinction between communicating information and communicating emotions.…

Examining Echolalia

Examining Echolalia

Hey everybody, Ultimate Oddball here. Today I’m going to talk about the generally mysterious behavior known as echolalia. Echolalia is the act of repeating back sounds or words that others say. Many parents of verbal autistic children have had experience with their child responding using echolalia. It’s incredibly important to understand that even though it…

Developmental Language Disorder – Boys Town National Research Hospital Web

Developmental Language Disorder – Boys Town National Research Hospital Web

DLD stands for Developmental Language Disorder. It’s a fairly common problem. It affects about 7% of the population and the term itself describes a difficulty learning to talk and understand language. The problem is often evident in early childhood but it follows you into adulthood. Even as young children these people can talk. They can…

Chromosome 21 – How accidental inheritance can lead to Downs syndrome

Chromosome 21 – How accidental inheritance can lead to Downs syndrome

Our genetic information, our DNA, is conveniently packaged into little bundles called chromosomes. Humans have 23 pairs of them, 46 altogether. They contain the instructions that the body uses to build itself, the recipe for a human, if you will. Accidentally duplicating copies of the DNA instructions can cause problems later on. That’s what happens…