Age-related differences in executive function among children with spina bifida/hydrocephalus based on parent behavior ratings.

@article{Tarazi2008AgerelatedDI,
  title={Age-related differences in executive function among children with spina bifida/hydrocephalus based on parent behavior ratings.},
  author={Reem A. Tarazi and Theodore A. Zabel and E Mark Mahone},
  journal={The Clinical neuropsychologist},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={
          585-602
        }
}
Previous research has suggested that adolescents with myelomeningocele and shunted hydrocephalus (MMH) have difficulties with aspects of executive functioning and, in turn, with functional independence. There is little research, however, examining patterns of executive functioning across adolescence in this population. The goal of this cross-sectional study was to examine parent ratings of executive function in children with MMH and in typically developing peers across late childhood and… CONTINUE READING

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