Cognitive functioning in adults with Williams syndrome.

  title={Cognitive functioning in adults with Williams syndrome.},
  author={Patricia Howlin and Mark Davies and Orlee Udwin},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={39 2},
This paper reports the results of cognitive, linguistic, and academic assessments in a representative sample of 62 adults with Williams syndrome. The average age of the group was 26 years and their mean full scale IQ was 61. Differences between Verbal and Performance IQ, and between receptive and expressive language skills, were smaller than generally found in studies of children with this condition. However, an examination of subtest scores revealed an almost identical cognitive profile to… CONTINUE READING
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