Sally Handmaker

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The present study utilizes a conceptual framework derived from theories of cognition to explain the pattern of behavioral and learning problems observed in subjects with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol effects (FAE). Based on a modern interpretation of Luria's theory of self-regulation, this study used a neuropsychological test battery to(More)
The behavior and event-related potentials (ERPs) of high functioning subjects with autism (Autism group) were contrasted with the results of normal controls (Control group) during a focused visual attention, a focused auditory attention and a visual/auditory divided attention task. Detecting targets by the Autism group in the cross-modal divided attention(More)
We report the first histologic findings of the CNS in cephalothoracopagus janiceps monosymmetros. The findings are compared with the other ten reported cases of this type of conjoined twin. The faces and CNSs showed asymmetry of development manifested chiefly in the prosencephalon, specifically the cortical gyri, corpus callosum, and subependymal mantle(More)
Dyssegmental dwarfism is an autosomal, recessively inherited, lethal, generalized chondrodysplasia characterized by micromelia, cleft palate, and variable limited mobility at the elbow, wrist, hip, knee, and ankle joints and, in some cases, by occipital encephalocele, inguinal hernia, hydronephrosis, hydrocephalus, and patent ductus arteriosus.(More)
Analysis of 9 cases of bilateral bent limbs (campomelia) and dwarfism, as well as a review of the literature, indicate that campomelic syndrome appears to be a well-defined distinct disorder which the authors call long-limbed campomelic syndrome. Other neonates with congenital bent-limbed dwarfism can be classified as having short-limbed campomelic(More)