Reading digital stories

Digital storybooks and reading ‘apps’, such as might be read on a computer, or through a tablet computer like an iPad, are increasingly being designed and marketed towards children. However, very little is known about how children’s reading of digital texts differs from when they are reading from more ‘traditional’ physical sources, such as printed storybooks.…

Cleft palate outcome study

Children with cleft palate and their families face various challenges in the early years of the child’s life, ranging from the stress surrounding surgery to long-term difficulties with speech and hearing.  Clinically, the issues are tackled on a routine basis, with regular clinic visits and check-ups assessing the child’s dentition, hearing and general progress. Previous…