ERIC Number: EJ497640
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Comorbidity of Reading and Mathematics Disabilities: Genetic and Environmental Etiologies.
Light, Jacquelyn Gillis; DeFries, John C.
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v28 n2 p96-106 Feb 1995
Data from 148 identical and 111 fraternal twin pairs in which at least 1 member had a reading disability were statistically analyzed. Results suggest that genetic and shared-environment influences both contribute to the observed covariance between reading and mathematical deficits. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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