Information Processing Deficits in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Inattentive Type, and Children with Reading Disability

@article{Weiler2002InformationPD,
  title={Information Processing Deficits in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Inattentive Type, and Children with Reading Disability},
  author={Michael David Weiler and Jane Holmes Bernstein and David C. Bellinger and Deborah P. Waber},
  journal={Journal of Learning Disabilities},
  year={2002},
  volume={35},
  pages={449 - 462}
}
We examined the information processing capabilities of children diagnosed with the inattentive subtype of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who had been characterized as having a sluggish cognitive tempo. Children referred for school-related problems (n = 81) and nonreferred community controls (n = 149) participated. Of the referred children, 24 met criteria for ADHD, 42 met criteria for reading disability (RD), and 9 of these were comorbid for RD and ADHD. Children with ADHD… 

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