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The RASopathies are a group of genetic syndromes caused by germline mutations in genes that encode components of the Ras/mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathway. Some of these syndromes are neurofibromatosis type 1, Noonan syndrome, Costello syndrome, cardio-facio-cutaneous syndrome, LEOPARD syndrome and Legius syndrome. Their common underlying(More)
Stuttering is a speech disorder characterised by frequent prolongations, repetitions or blocks of spoken sounds and/or syllables. Stuttering is very common and is classified by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders -- Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) as an Axis I disorder. In spite of this, stuttering treatment is sporadically addressed by a(More)
Think aloud protocol has traditionally been used to probe thinking and problem solving skills. In a series of student interview sessions where think aloud protocol was used to study student problem solving skills in mathematical induction at the University of British Columbia, a significant percentage of the students had difficulty verbalizing their(More)
Proceedings From the 2009 Genetic Syndromes of the Ras/MAPK Pathway: From Bedside to Bench and Back Katherine A. Rauen,* Lisa Schoyer, Frank McCormick, Angela E. Lin, Judith E. Allanson, David A. Stevenson, Karen W. Gripp, Giovanni Neri, John C. Carey, Eric Legius, Marco Tartaglia, Suzanne Schubbert, Amy E. Roberts, Bruce D. Gelb, Kevin Shannon, David H.(More)