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Neural basis of an inherited speech and language disorder.
Investigation of the three-generation KE family, half of whose members are affected by a pronounced verbal dyspraxia, has led to identification of their core deficit as one involving sequentialExpand
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Pitch and Timing Abilities in Inherited Speech and Language Impairment
Members of the KE family who suffer from an inherited developmental speech-and-language disorder and normal, age-matched, controls were tested on musical abilities, including perception andExpand
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Heavy schistosomiasis associated with poor short‐term memory and slower reaction times in Tanzanian schoolchildren
  • M. Jukes, C. Nokes, +10 authors D. Bundy
  • Medicine, Geography
  • Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
  • 31 January 2002
Cross‐sectional studies of the relationship between helminth infection and cognitive function can be informative in ways that treatment studies cannot. However, interpretation of results of manyExpand
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Individual differences in language development: relationship with motor skill at 21 months.
Language development has long been associated with motor development, particularly manual gesture. We examined a variety of motor abilities - manual gesture including symbolic, meaningless andExpand
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Developmental inventories using illiterate parents as informants: Communicative Development Inventory (CDI) adaptation for two Kenyan languages.
Communicative Development Inventories (CDIs, parent-completed language development checklists) are a helpful tool to assess language in children who are unused to interaction with unfamiliar adults.Expand
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Oral Dyspraxia in Inherited Speech and Language Impairment and Acquired Dysphasia
Half of the members of the KE family suffer from an inherited verbal dyspraxia. The affected members of the family have a lasting impairment in phonology and syntax. They were given various tests ofExpand
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Literacy in Kiswahili.
TLDR
This chapter introduces the topic of literacy in Kiswahili by summarising some information about the language and its history. Expand
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Prevalence and risk factors of neurological disability and impairment in children living in rural Kenya.
BACKGROUND There is little data on the burden of neurological impairment (NI) in developing countries, particularly in children of Africa. METHODS We conducted a survey of NI in children aged 6-9Expand
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Maternal Multiple Micronutrient Supplements and Child Cognition: A Randomized Trial in Indonesia
OBJECTIVES: We investigated the relative benefit of maternal multiple micronutrient (MMN) supplementation during pregnancy and until 3 months postpartum compared with iron/folic acid supplementationExpand
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Effects of antiparasitic treatment on dynamically and statically tested cognitive skills over time.
The main objective of this work was to investigate two testing procedures, repeated static tests and dynamic testing, that can more clearly demonstrate the impact of treatment for parasites inExpand
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