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Validity and neuropsychological characterization of Asperger syndrome: convergence with nonverbal learning disabilities syndrome.
The authors investigated the validity of Asperger Syndrome (AS) by comparing the neuropsychological profiles in this condition and Higher-Functioning Autism (HFA). Diagnostic assignment followed aExpand
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Syndrome of nonverbal learning disabilities : neurodevelopmental manifestations
Rourke, Introduction: The NLD Syndrome and the White Matter Model. Fuerst, Rourke, White Matter Physiology and Pathology. Smith, Rourke, Callosal Agenesis. Klin et al, Apserger Syndrome. Fuerst,Expand
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Arithmetic Disabilities, Specific and Otherwise
  • B. Rourke
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of learning disabilities
  • 1 April 1993
From a neuropsychological perspective, this article summarizes research that addresses some of the developmental interactions of disabilities in reading, spelling, and mechanical arithmetic. TheExpand
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Child clinical/pediatric neuropsychology: some recent advances.
The neuropsychological assets and deficits of several types of pediatric neurological disease, disorder, and dysfunction are described. These are examined from the perspective of the syndrome ofExpand
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Classification Rules for Basic Phonological Processing Disabilities and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: Formulation and External Validity*
Rules for the classification of two subtypes of learning disabilities (LD), namely, Basic Phonological Processing Disabilities (BPPD) and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD), are reported. TheseExpand
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Principal Identifying Features of the Syndrome of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities in Children
The identifying features of the syndrome of nonverbal learning disabilities (NLD) were examined with a view to determining their relative discriminant validity. A stepwise linear discriminantExpand
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Syndrome of nonverbal learning disabilities: The final common pathway of white-matter disease/dysfunction?
Abstract The nonverbal learning disabilities (NLD) syndrome is described, and a model designed to encompass its complex manifestations is derived on the basis of the theory of Goldberg and CostaExpand
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Reduced thalamic volume in high-functioning individuals with autism
BACKGROUND In this study, specific consideration is given to a role for the thalamus in autism. METHODS A volumetric analysis of the thalamus was conducted using magnetic resonance imaging, basedExpand
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Music and Language Skills of Children with Williams Syndrome
We examined music and language abilities in a group of children with Williams syndrome (WS, n = 19) and a comparison group of normal children (n = 19) equivalent for receptive vocabulary. ConsistentExpand
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Neuropsychological and psychosocial subtyping: A review of investigations within the University of Windsor laboratory.
Donald O. Hebb Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Science (1999) -- Prix Donald O. Hebb pour contributions remarquables a la psychologie en tant que scienceExpand
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