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Attention across modalities as a longitudinal predictor of early outcomes: The case of fragile X syndrome

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Background: Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is an early diagnosed monogenic disorder, associated with a striking pattern of cognitive/attentional difficulties and a high risk of poor behavioural outcomes. FXS therefore represents an ideal model disorder to study prospectively the impact of early attention deficits on behaviour. Methods: Thirty-seven boys with FXS aged 4-10 years and 74 typically developing (TD) boys took part. Study 1 was designed to assess visual and auditory attention at two time-...

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Karmiloff-Smith, A More by this author
Cornish, K More by this author
Journal:
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines
Volume:
53
Issue:
6
Pages:
641-650
Publication date:
2012-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-7610
ISSN:
0021-9630
URN:
uuid:00da9c9b-88b9-4a54-92b9-cf2d1d9042f8
Source identifiers:
335117
Local pid:
pubs:335117

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