Further evidence of pleiotropy influencing speech and language: analysis of the DYX8 region.

@article{Miscimarra2007FurtherEO,
  title={Further evidence of pleiotropy influencing speech and language: analysis of the DYX8 region.},
  author={Lara E Miscimarra and C Stein and Christopher Millard and Amy Kluge and Kevin C. Cartier and Lisa A. Freebairn and Asbj\orn T. Hansen and Lawrence Shriberg and H. G. Taylor and Bonnie L. Lewis and Sudha K. Iyengar},
  journal={Human heredity},
  year={2007},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={47-58}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Genetic studies have raised the possibility of common bases for cognitive linguistic disorders such as speech sound disorder (SSD), reading disorder (RD) and language impairment (LI). Thus, some of the same genes may jointly influence cognitive components within and between these three disorders. We examined the plausibility of this theory in a sample of families ascertained on the basis of a child with SSD. METHODS Using the method of generalized estimating equations to solve… CONTINUE READING