Family as a protective factor against possible maladjustment that may derive from Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)

DLD is characterized by a delay in the correct acquisition of language in absence of any other cause or disorder that could explain such delay. Besides that, individuals with DLD can develop adjustment problems at socioemotional, behavioral and scholar level due to the linguistic difficulties they experience in their daily life. The research team I+DEL … Continue reading “Family as a protective factor against possible maladjustment that may derive from Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)”

English digital press diffuses the results obtained by the research group I+DEL

The Economist, one of the most internationally prestigious weekly journal, and The Local, a digital newspaper aimed at English speakers who reside in Spain, publish two articles on the benefits of being bilingual. Both journalistic houses, taking the publications of the research team I+DEL from the Balearic Islands University (UIB) as reference, reflect on the … Continue reading “English digital press diffuses the results obtained by the research group I+DEL”

English translation of “Little by little”, a collection of progressive reading tales

Little by little is a didactic collection of twenty-one tales that, throughout different stories, intends to accompany children in the learning process of reading. The author, Ramón Bassa i Martín, organizes the content in such a manner that as difficulty progressively increases the learning of children is reinforced, and the different graphical symbols of the … Continue reading “English translation of “Little by little”, a collection of progressive reading tales”

Voluntarily switching between languages is good for the brain

The I+DEL group at the UIB publishes three studies on the relationship between bilingualism and cognition  During the past decades, several studies have found evidences that support the concept labeled ‘bilingual advantage’. This concept refers to the supposed benefits that speaking two languages in daily life can have on the cognitive abilities needed in order … Continue reading “Voluntarily switching between languages is good for the brain”

From a static to a dynamic point of view on language difficulties: implications of a conceptual shift

The research group I+DEL, from the Balearic Islands University, publishes an article on the implications of a conceptual shift that has taken place on language disorders in childhood. This article, published in Llengua, Societat i Comunicació , a scientific magazine of the University of Barcelona, goes through the evolution of the concept before called Specific … Continue reading “From a static to a dynamic point of view on language difficulties: implications of a conceptual shift”

Translation, adaptation and validation to Spanish of an emotional regulation questionnaire for children and adolescents: ERQ-CA.

Emotions have the capacity to guide our own behaviour, thought and vision of things. Depending on the context, but also on the emotional regulation capacities of an individual, emotions can be helpful or problematic in a given situation. Thus, emotional experience can be beneficial if it is adequate for the context where it emerges, and … Continue reading “Translation, adaptation and validation to Spanish of an emotional regulation questionnaire for children and adolescents: ERQ-CA.”

We present three volumes on the language difficulties that may accompany different developmental disorders.

PhD. Eva Aguilar Mediavilla and PhD. Alfonso Igualada Pérez edit the book “Dificultades del lenguaje en los trastornos del desarrollo” which compiles within three volumes the current knowledge on the different disorders that are associated in a secondary or comorbid way to a language disorder, as well as the specifications for its evaluation and treatment. … Continue reading “We present three volumes on the language difficulties that may accompany different developmental disorders.”