Neuropsychological functioning of siblings of children with autism, siblings of children with developmental language delay, and siblings of children with mental retardation of unknown genetic etiology.

@article{Pilowsky2007NeuropsychologicalFO,
  title={Neuropsychological functioning of siblings of children with autism, siblings of children with developmental language delay, and siblings of children with mental retardation of unknown genetic etiology.},
  author={Tammy Pilowsky and Nurit Yirmiya and Varda Gross-Tsur and Ruth Shalev},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={
          537-52
        }
}
Neuropsychological functioning of 30 siblings of children with autism (AU-S), 28 siblings of children with mental retardation of (MR-S), and 30 siblings of children with developmental language delay (DLD-S) was compared. Two siblings, both AU-S, received diagnoses of pervasive developmental disorder (PDD). More siblings with cognitive disabilities were found in DLD-S than in AU-S. However, these differences disappeared after excluding diagnosed siblings or after accounting for family membership… CONTINUE READING
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