Investigation of quantitative measures related to reading disability in a large sample of sib-pairs from the UK.

@article{Marlow2001InvestigationOQ,
  title={Investigation of quantitative measures related to reading disability in a large sample of sib-pairs from the UK.},
  author={Angela J. Marlow and Simon E. Fisher and Alex J. Richardson and Clyde Francks and J. B. Talcott and Anthony P. Monaco and John F. Stein and Lon R. Cardon},
  journal={Behavior genetics},
  year={2001},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={219-30}
}
We describe a family-based sample of individuals with reading disability collected as part of a quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping study. Eighty-nine nuclear families (135 independent sib-pairs) were identified through a single proband using a traditional discrepancy score of predicted/actual reading ability and a known family history. Eight correlated psychometric measures were administered to each sibling, including single word reading, spelling, similarities, matrices, spoonerisms… CONTINUE READING