Academic achievement in children with epilepsy or asthma.

  title={Academic achievement in children with epilepsy or asthma.},
  author={Joan K. Austin and Thomas J. Huberty and Gertrude A Huster and David W. Dunn},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  volume={40 4},
The purposes of the study were to compare academic achievement between children with epilepsy and those with asthma and to identify child perception, school adaptive functioning, and condition severity factors related to academic achievement. Subjects were 225 children (117 with epilepsy and 108 with asthma) aged between 8 and 12 years. Academic achievement was measured using school-administered group tests. Self-report questionnaires were used to measure child attitudes and school self-concept… CONTINUE READING

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