ERIC Number: EJ487978
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Language and ADHD: Understanding the Bases and Treatment of Self-Regulatory Deficits.
Westby, Carol E.; Cutler, Susan K.
Topics in Language Disorders, v14 n4 p58-76 Aug 1994
Attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity (ADHD), which is conceptualized as a lack of behavioral inhibition or self-regulation, is reviewed. The article examines the relationship between ADHD and language delays/disorders, possible language and social-emotional cognitive underpinnings for pragmatic and metacognitive deficits in ADHD children, and cognitive-behavioral treatment strategies. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Note: Theme Issue: ADD and Its Relationship to Spoken and Written Language.