Characterization of the DYX2 locus on chromosome 6p22 with reading disability, language impairment, and IQ

@inproceedings{Eicher2014CharacterizationOT,
  title={Characterization of the DYX2 locus on chromosome 6p22 with reading disability, language impairment, and IQ},
  author={John D. Eicher and Natalie R. Powers and Laura L. Miller and Kathryn Lyndsay Mueller and Sara Mascheretti and C Marino and Erik G Willcutt and John C Defries and Richard K. Olson and Shelley D. Smith and Bruce F. Pennington and J. Bruce Tomblin and Susan M. Ring and Jeffrey R. Gruen},
  booktitle={Human Genetics},
  year={2014}
}
Reading disability (RD) and language impairment (LI) are common neurodevelopmental disorders with moderately strong genetic components and lifelong implications. RD and LI are marked by unexpected difficulty acquiring and processing written and verbal language, respectively, despite adequate opportunity and instruction. RD and LI—and their associated deficits—are complex, multifactorial, and often comorbid. Genetic studies have repeatedly implicated the DYX2 locus, specifically the genes DCDC2… CONTINUE READING
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