Disabilities and cognition in children and adolescents with 22q11 deletion syndrome.

@article{skarsdttir2005DisabilitiesAC,
  title={Disabilities and cognition in children and adolescents with 22q11 deletion syndrome.},
  author={S{\'o}lveig {\'O}skarsd{\'o}ttir and Mary K Belfrage and Eva Sandstedt and Gerd Viggedal and Paul Uvebrant},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={177-84}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate cognitive and other disabilities in children and adolescents with 22q11 deletion syndrome. Thirty-three children (15 females, 18 males; age range 3 to 19y, median 7y 6mo) with 22q11 deletion were investigated for growth, development, neurology, cognition, motor function, and participation (measured as handicap**). Half of the children had never crawled, although they had shuffled, and commencement of walking was delayed (mean 18mo, SD 6mo). Hypotonia… CONTINUE READING

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