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[SecMed] ABCCD - Prof. Stephanie Durrleman

21:52, 14 June 2022, 9 views

How many languages do you speak? What are the benefits of learning more languages? In this episode, you will hear from Prof. Stephanie Durrleman interviewed by our correspondent Jiabin Xu, where they explore the scientific evidence showing the benefits of bilingualism.

Now imagine you are a physician and you are approached by bilingual parents of kids who have autism spectrum. You know these kids may have impairment of social communication, and restricted and repetitive behaviours or interest. Should you suggest the parents to stick with only using one language at home, or address their kids in a multilingual environment? Find out more in this episode presented by Zoe Valbret.

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