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Goldstein, Sam, Ed.; Reynolds, Cecil R., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2010
Recognized as the definitive reference in the field, this book addresses a broad range of biologically based disorders that affect children's learning and development. Leading authorities review the genetics of each disorder; its course and outcome; associated developmental, cognitive, and psychosocial challenges; and what clinicians and educators…
Descriptors: Neurological Impairments, Learning Problems, Behavior Problems, Genetics
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Cameron, Thomas H.; Kelly, Desmond P. – Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 1988
The subject of this case report is a two-year, seven-month-old girl with de Lange syndrome, normal intelligence, and age-appropriate language skills. She demonstrated initial delays in gross motor skills and in receptive and expressive language but responded well to intensive speech and language intervention, as well as to physical therapy.…
Descriptors: Early Identification, Expressive Language, Intelligence, Intervention
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De Wandele, Inge; Rombaut, Lies; Malfait, Fransiska; De Backer, Tine; De Paepe, Anne; Calders, Patrick – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
EDS-HT is a connective tissue disorder characterized by large inter-individual differences in the clinical presentation, complicating diagnosis and treatment. We aim to describe the clinical heterogeneity and to investigate whether differences in the symptom profile are also reflected as disparity in functional impairment and pain experience. In…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Multivariate Analysis, Human Body, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Charlot, Lauren R.; Weigle, Karen L.; Holingue, Calliope B. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: Individuals with Down syndrome (DS) and IDD have lower psychiatric disorders rates than other individuals with IDD, and more information is needed about possible unique mental health needs of this group. Method: De-identified intake data for individuals with IDD, 101 with DS (mean age 27) and 4,366 without DS (mean age 25) served in…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disability, Mental Health, Physical Health
Shapiro, Arthur; And Others – Journal of Child Psychiatry, 1973
The symptomatology of 34 patients with Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome was described in detail. The purpose was to clarify the diagnostic criteria for Tourette's syndrome by describing the type, variety, and frequency of symptoms in this illness. (Author)
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Literature Reviews, Medical Evaluation, Medical Research
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De Graaf, G.; Van Hove, G.; Haveman, M. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2014
Background: In the Netherlands, as in many other countries, there are indications of an inclusive school policy for children with Down syndrome. However, there is a lack of studies that evaluate to what extent this policy has actually succeeded in supporting the mainstreaming of these students. Method: For the period 1984-2011, the number of…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Foreign Countries, Inclusion, School Policy
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Lanfranchi, Silvia; De Mori, Letizia; Mammarella, Irene C.; Carretti, Barbara; Vianello, Renzo – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2015
The aim of the present study was to compare visuospatial working memory performance in 18 individuals with Williams syndrome (WS) and 18 typically developing (TD) children matched for nonverbal mental age. Two aspects were considered: task presentation format (i.e., spatial-sequential or spatial-simultaneous), and level of attentional control…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Disabilities, Visual Perception, Spatial Ability
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de Knegt, Nanda C.; Schuengel, Carlo; Lobbezoo, Frank; Visscher, Corine M.; Evenhuis, Heleen M.; Boel, Judith A.; Scherder, Erik J. A. – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2016
Background: Adults with Down syndrome (DS) are at risk for age-related painful physical conditions, but also for under-reporting pain. Pictograms may facilitate self-report of pain, because they seem suitable for the global visual processing in DS and for iconic representation of abstract concepts. Method: Participants (N = 39, M age = 41.2)…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Adults, Pain, Aging (Individuals)
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Lemons, Laurie A.; Barber, William H. – B.C. Journal of Special Education, 1991
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome is a disorder characterized by multiple involuntary motor and verbal tics. This review covers the history, symptoms, diagnostic criteria, past and present treatments, associated disorders, and various educational techniques. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicap Identification, Intervention
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Verhoeven, Jo; De Pauw, Guy; Pettinato, Michele; Hirson, Allen; Van Borsel, John; Marien, Peter – Journal of Communication Disorders, 2013
Purpose: The main aim of this experiment was to investigate the perception of Foreign Accent Syndrome in comparison to speakers with an authentic foreign accent. Method: Three groups of listeners attributed accents to conversational speech samples of 5 FAS speakers which were embedded amongst those of 5 speakers with a real foreign accent and 5…
Descriptors: Speech Impairments, Dialects, Pronunciation, Neurological Impairments
Brown, Denice P. – 1990
Eight children (ages 13 days to 5 years) with a diagnosis of Cornelia de Lange syndrome received audiologic evaluation consisting of immittance audiometry and auditory brainstem response audiometry to air and bone conducted "click" stimuli, as behavioral testing was unreliable due to patient age and/or developmental delay. Developmental…
Descriptors: Audiometric Tests, Auditory Evaluation, Case Studies, Child Development
Goodban, Marjorie T. – 1985
The paper describes a successful attempt to stimulate expressive language in Becky, a young child with Cornelia de Lange syndrome, a condition characterized by moderate to severe mental retardation, dwarfed stature, and excessive body hair. The child participated in infant stimulation and individual speech therapy and her expressive output has…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Communication Disorders, Expressive Language, Language Acquisition
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Fairthorne, Jenny; de Klerk, Nick; Leonard, Helen – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2016
Compared to other mothers, mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or intellectual disability (ID) have higher rates of treatment episodes for psychiatric disorders. We aimed to estimate the maternal burden of care by comparing the length of hospitalisations for psychiatric disorders and the treatment rates for psychiatric…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Mothers
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Anderson, Donna J. – Preventing School Failure, 1993
This article presents a brief introduction to Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome (a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by motor and vocal tics and obsessive-compulsive behaviors). It describes the nature of the disorder, treatment, and service provision (evaluation and assessment and the Individual Education Plan). (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicap Identification
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Grossman, Hildreth Youkilis; And Others – Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1986
Evaluated the psychopathological features that may underlie or accompany Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome. Univariate analyses indicated that Tourette subjects scored higher on the following scales of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory: Schizophrenia, Depression, Psychopathic Deviate, Psychasthenia and Hypochondriasis. The results…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Neurological Impairments, Patients
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