Executive functions in dyslexia.

  title={Executive functions in dyslexia.},
  author={Turid Helland and Arve Egil Asbj\ornsen},
  journal={Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence},
  volume={6 1},
This study focused on executive functions in dyslexia. A group of 43 heavily-affected young dyslexics, divided into two groups based on the results of a receptive language test, and 20 non-dyslexic controls, were tested with a Dichotic Listening Test, the Stroop Color Word Test and the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test. The dyslexic subjects demonstrated significant impairment on all tasks, but with different patterns of impairment according to the subgrouping. The subgroups were equally impaired on… CONTINUE READING

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