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Fine motor deficits in reading disability and language impairment: same or different?

Abstract:

Several studies have found evidence of motor deficits in poor readers. There is no obvious reason for motor and literacy skills to go together, and it has been suggested that both deficits could be indicative of an underlying problem with cerebellar function and/or procedural learning. However, the picture is complicated by the fact that reading problems often co-occur with oral language impairments, which have also been linked with motor deficits. This raises the question of whether motor de...

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10.7717/peerj.217

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Publisher:
PeerJ Inc.
Journal:
PeerJ
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
e217
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
2167-8359
Source identifiers:
444210
Language:
English
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pubs:444210
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uuid:634a49f9-d648-4f47-b298-5640f0920bd5
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pubs:444210
Deposit date:
2014-09-18

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