Comorbidity of ADHD and reading disability among clinic-referred children.

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Of a consecutive series of 115 boys diagnosed in a university outpatient clinic as ADHD, 39% also demonstrated a specific reading disability. Pure ADHD patients were compared with mixed ADHD + RD and normal controls on a battery of cognitive and attentional measures. The aim was to determine whether a distinct pattern of deficits would distinguish the… (More)

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@article{August1990ComorbidityOA, title={Comorbidity of ADHD and reading disability among clinic-referred children.}, author={Gerald J. August and Barry Garfinkel}, journal={Journal of abnormal child psychology}, year={1990}, volume={18 1}, pages={29-45} }