Motor impairments in children associated with impairments of speech or language: a meta-analytic review of research literature.

@article{Rechetnikov2009MotorII,
  title={Motor impairments in children associated with impairments of speech or language: a meta-analytic review of research literature.},
  author={Rouslan P Rechetnikov and Kinsuk K Maitra},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={255-63}
}
OBJECTIVE We investigated the co-occurrence of motor impairments in children with speech and language impairments. METHOD Three search strategies produced 16 studies that met the inclusion criteria for the meta-analysis. These 16 studies yielded 110 effect sizes (d). Heterogeneity was evaluated by obtaining Q and I-squared values. RESULTS Children with speech and language impairments made more motor errors than children without impairments, with a statistically significant large effect size… CONTINUE READING

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