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Handedness and specific language impairment: a study of 6-year-old twins

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Handedness and language skills were assessed in 196 same-sex twin pairs (101 MZ and 95 DZ), who were selected from an epidemiological study of twins, so that children with risk of language impairment were over-represented. When assessed at 6 years of age, 83 children met criteria for specific language impairment (SLI), 32 had general developmental (GD) delay, and the remaining 277 were typically-developing (TD). Hand preference (HP) assessed by inventory did not distinguish SLI, TD, or GD gro...

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10.1002/dev.20062

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Developmental Psychobiology Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
4
Pages:
362-369
Publication date:
2005-05-05
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EISSN:
1098-2302
ISSN:
0012-1630
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uuid:19a6c687-42db-4c3d-8310-26d077c37880
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ora:3200
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English
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