Listening comprehension and working memory are impaired in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder irrespective of language impairment.

@article{McInnes2003ListeningCA,
  title={Listening comprehension and working memory are impaired in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder irrespective of language impairment.},
  author={Alison McInnes and Tom Humphries and Sheilah Hogg-Johnson and Rosemary Tannock},
  journal={Journal of abnormal child psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={427-43}
}
This study investigated listening comprehension and working memory abilities in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), presenting with and without language impairments (LI). A 4-group design classified a community sample (n = 77) of boys aged 9-12 into ADHD, ADHD + LI, LI, and Normal groups. Children completed tests of basic language and cognitive skills, verbal and spatial working memory, and passage-level listening comprehension. Multivariate analyses and post hoc… CONTINUE READING

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