ERIC Number: EJ299618
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Genetic Influences on Learning Disabilities II: Behavior Genetics and Clinical Implications.
Smith, Shelley D.; Pennington, Bruce F.
Learning Disabilities: An Interdisciplinary Journal, v2 n4 p43-55 Apr 1983
Research in the genetics of behavioral traits, undertaken by family studies, twin studies, and adoption studies, has revealed information on normal variation in cognitive abilities as well as specific learning disabilities (primarily dyslexia). Genetic evaluation of learning disabled students have implications for counseling and recurrence risk and for educational intervention. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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