Executive functions in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

@article{Robinson2009ExecutiveFI,
  title={Executive functions in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={Sally Robinson and L. Goddard and B. Dritschel and Mary Wisley and P. Howlin},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2009},
  volume={71},
  pages={362-368}
}
Executive dysfunction is a characteristic impairment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). However whether such deficits are related to autism per se, or to associated intellectual disability is unclear. This paper examines executive functions in a group of children with ASD (N=54, all IQ > or = 70) in relation to a typically developing control group individually matched on the basis of age, gender, IQ and vocabulary. Significant impairments in the inhibition of prepotent… Expand
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