Atypical brain responses to sounds in children with specific language and reading impairments.

@article{McArthur2009AtypicalBR,
  title={Atypical brain responses to sounds in children with specific language and reading impairments.},
  author={Genevieve McArthur and Carmen M. Atkinson and Danielle Ellis},
  journal={Developmental science},
  year={2009},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={768-83}
}
This study tested if children with specific language impairment (SLI) or children with specific reading disability (SRD) have abnormal brain responses to sounds. We tested 6- to 12-year-old children with SLI (N =19), children with SRD (N =55), and age-matched controls (N =36) for their passive auditory event-related potentials (ERPs) to tones, rapid tones, vowels and consonant-vowels. Thirty-eight percent of the children with SLI or SRD had less typical passive auditory ERPs in the N1-P2 window… CONTINUE READING
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