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Original Article
Developmental and Behavioral Medicine
Parenting stress and interactive engagement behaviors in children with developmental delay
Jung Sook Yeom, Rock Bum Kim, Jae Young Cho, Ji Sook Park, Eun Sil Park, Ji-Hyun Seo, Jae-Young Lim, Hyang-Ok Woo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2023;66(6):252-261.   Published online May 19, 2023
· Question: What level of parenting stress is experienced by parents of children with developmental delays (DDs) without autism spectrum disorder, and what factors contribute to it?
· Findings: Parents of children with DDs experienced high parenting stress that were significantly mediated by their children’s low interactive behaviors.
· Meaning: The interactive behaviors of children with DDs mediate parenting stress.
Effects of low-dose topiramate on language function in children with migraine
Seung-A Han, Eu Jeen Yang, Younghwa Kong, Chan-Uhng Joo, Sun Jun Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2017;60(7):227-231.   Published online July 31, 2017

This study aimed to verify the safety of low-dose topiramate on language development in pediatric patients with migraine.


Thirty newly diagnosed pediatric patients with migraine who needed topiramate were enrolled and assessed twice with standard language tests, including the Test of Language Problem Solving Abilities (TOPs), Receptive and Expressive Vocabulary Test, Urimal Test of Articulation and Phonology, and computerized speech laboratory...

Developmental profiles of preschool children with delayed language development
Jeong Ji Eun, Hyung Jik Lee, Jin Kyung Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2014;57(8):363-369.   Published online August 25, 2014

This study examines changes in developmental profiles of children with language delay over time and the clinical significance of assessment conducted at age 2-3 years.


We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 70 children (62 male, 8 female), who had visited the hospital because of delayed language development at 2-3 years, and were reassessed at ages 5-6. Language and cognitive abilities...

The usefulness of diagnostic tests in children with language delay
Seung Taek Oh, Eun Sil Lee, Han Ku Moon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(3):289-294.   Published online March 15, 2009
Purpose : To assess the usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), karyotyping, brainstem auditory evoked potential (BAEP), electroencephalogram (EEG), tandem mass screening test, and newborn metabolic screening test in children with language delay for diagnosing underlying diseases. Methods : From January 2000 to June 2007, a retrospective chart review was performed for 122 children with language delay who visited the...
Review Article
Speech and language disorders in children
Hee Jung Chung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(9):922-934.   Published online September 15, 2008
Developmental language disorder is the most common developmental disability in childhood, occurring in 5-8% of preschool children. Children learn language in early childhood, and later they use language to learn. Children with language disorders are at increased risk for difficulties with reading and written language when they enter school. These problems often persist through adolescence or adulthood. Early intervention may...
Original Article
Acoustic differences according to the epileptic focus in benign partial epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes patients
Jung Tae Kim, Sang Hoon Choi, Sun Jun Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2007;50(9):896-900.   Published online September 15, 2007
Purpose : The aim of this study was to investigate the speech problems in benign rolandic epilepsy (BRE) according to the seizure focus in EEG and semiology. Methods : Twenty three patients [right origin (13 patients) or left side (10 patients)] who met the BRE criteria by International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) were prospectively enrolled. We excluded the patients who...
Review Article
Neurobiological basis for learning disorders with a special emphasis on reading disorders
Hee Jung Chung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2006;49(4):341-353.   Published online April 15, 2006
Learning disorders are diagnosed when the individual's achievement on standardized tests in reading, mathematics, or written expression is substantially below that expected for age, schooling, and level of intelligence. Subtypes of learning disorders may be classified into two groups, language-based type learning disorders including reading and writing disorder, and nonverbal type learning disorder (NLD) such as those relating to mathematics...
Original Article
The Efficacy of Speech and Language Therapy for Children with Speech and Language Delays according to the Eiologies
June-Bum Kim, Jin-Soon Suh, Young-Hoon Kim, Seung-Yun Chung, In-Goo Lee, Kyung-Tai Whang, Byung-Churl Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2005;48(9):924-928.   Published online September 15, 2005
Purpose : Treatment efficacy for children with speech and language delay has been the subject of considerable debate in recent years. We evaluated the clinical features of children with delayed speech and language and their prognoses according to their etiologies after 6 months of speech and language therapy. Methods : From January, 2000 to March, 2004, we retrospectively reviewed 56...
The Relationship between Developmental Quotient in Children with Delayed Language Development and Later Intellectual Quotient
So Yeon Kim, Yeon Kyung Jung, Hai Lee Jung, Woo Taek Kim, Im Hee Shin, Jung Han Park, Heng Mi Kim, Jin Kyung Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2004;47(5):496-504.   Published online May 15, 2004
Purpose : The objective of this study was to test the predictive validity of developmental test for later intellectual development in young children with delayed language development. Methods : The study subjects were 66 children who had presented delayed language development and had an initial developmental test and a follow-up intelligence test. The mean age at initial test was 34.2 months(17-48...
Clinical Lecture
Cognitive Dysfunction in Children
Eun Sook Suh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2004;47(4):351-354.   Published online April 15, 2004
Cognition is a broad term that include a range of abilities such as memory, perception, attention, organization, planning, problem solving abilities and the perception of another person's unconscious motivation. Cognitive dysfunction is an abnormality of the central nervous system, manifest during the developmental period, which result significant life long impairment. The neurologic assessment of the delayed or retarded child emphasizes...
Original Article
Clinical Significance of Auditory Brainstem Response(ABR) in Speech/Language Disorders
Ki Won Oh, Woo Saeng Park, Soon Hak Kwon, Jin Kyung Kim, Jun Hwa Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2002;45(10):1199-1203.   Published online October 15, 2002
Purpose : The study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of auditory brainstem response(ABR) as a screening tool in children with speech and language disorders. Methods : Between January 1, 1999 and December 31, 2001, 139 patients with chief complaints of speech and language delay were recruited from the pediatric neurology clinic, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea. They had ABR on entry and the...
Language development in first 3 years of life and early language screening scale.
Keun Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(4):465-472.   Published online April 30, 1991
Language disorder is found in 5—10% of children. Etiologies of delayed language are mental retardation, Hearing loss, developmental dysphasia, dysarthria, infantile autism, psychological prob- lem and others. Delayed development of language is a key symptom of these diseases and oftentime the chief complamt which brings the child to the physician. Pediatrician is in the position to diagnose not only delayed language but the causativ...
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