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Validity of the behavior rating inventory of executive function in children with ADHD and/or Tourette syndrome.
The dynamic, multidimensional nature of executive function (EF), thought to be characteristically impaired in those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), has been challenging toExpand
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Why IQ is not a covariate in cognitive studies of neurodevelopmental disorders.
IQ scores are volatile indices of global functional outcome, the final common path of an individual's genes, biology, cognition, education, and experiences. In studying neurocognitive outcomes inExpand
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Measuring Socioeconomic Status
This study investigated issues related to commonly used socioeconomic status (SES) measures in 140 participants from three cities (Atlanta, Boston, and Toronto) in two countries (United States andExpand
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The second deficit: An investigation of the independence of phonological and naming-speed deficits in developmental dyslexia
An increasing body of dyslexia researchdemonstrates, in addition to phonologicaldeficits, a second core deficit in theprocesses underlying naming speed. Thehypothesized independence ofExpand
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Response to Intervention for Middle School Students With Reading Difficulties: Effects of a Primary and Secondary Intervention
Abstract This study examined the effectiveness of a yearlong, researcher-provided, Tier 2 (secondary) intervention with a group of sixth-graders. The intervention emphasized word recognition,Expand
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Improving At-Risk Learners' Understanding of Fractions
The purposes of this study were to investigate the effects of an intervention designed to improve at-risk 4th graders’ understanding of fractions and to examine the processes by which effectsExpand
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The interrelationships of mathematical precursors in kindergarten.
  • P. Cirino
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of experimental child psychology
  • 1 April 2011
This study evaluated the interrelations among cognitive precursors across quantitative, linguistic, and spatial attention domains that have been implicated for math achievement in young children. TheExpand
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Remediating Number Combination and Word Problem Deficits Among Students With Mathematics Difficulties: A Randomized Control Trial.
The purposes of this study were to assess the efficacy of remedial tutoring for 3rd graders with mathematics difficulty, to investigate whether tutoring is differentially efficacious depending onExpand
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The Relations Among Oral and Silent Reading Fluency and Comprehension in Middle School: Implications for Identification and Instruction of Students With Reading Difficulties
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relations among oral and silent reading fluency and reading comprehension for students in Grades 6 to 8 (n = 1,421) and the use of fluency scores to identify students who are at risk for failure on a high-stakes reading test. Expand
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Effectiveness of a Spanish Intervention and an English Intervention for English-Language Learners at Risk for Reading Problems
Two studies of Grade 1 reading interventions for English-language (EL) learners at risk for reading problems were conducted. Two samples of EL students were randomly assigned to a treatment orExpand
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