Expressive language in persons with prader-willi syndrome

  title={Expressive language in persons with prader-willi syndrome},
  author={John Van Borsel and T Defloor and Leopold M G Curfs},
  journal={Genetic counseling},
  volume={18 1},
The aim of the present study was to add to the delineation of the prevalence and nature of language difficulties in Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). Subjects of this study were 32 Dutch speaking individuals (20 males, 12 females), with chronological ages ranging from 4;6 to 29,5 and total IQ ranging from 40 to 94. Spontaneous speech samples were subjected to a consensus orthographic transcription and analysed by means of TOAST, a Dutch standardized diagnostic instrument to investigate spontaneous… CONTINUE READING