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Weak hand preference in children with down syndrome is associated with language deficits.

Abstract:

This study explores associations between language ability and hand preference in children with Down syndrome. Compared to typically developing children of the same age, children with Down syndrome showed weaker hand preference, were less consistent in the hand they used and also less willing to reach to extreme positions in contralateral space. Within the group of children with Down syndrome, those who showed a stronger or more consistent hand preference had better language and memory skills....

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10.1002/dev.20291

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Bishop, DV More by this author
Journal:
Developmental psychobiology
Volume:
50
Issue:
3
Pages:
242-250
Publication date:
2008-04-05
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EISSN:
1098-2302
ISSN:
0012-1630
URN:
uuid:104d05f7-528c-4c7d-ae93-4cdfdf0f78b4
Source identifiers:
217928
Local pid:
pubs:217928

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