Oral and written language abilities of XXY boys: implications for anticipatory guidance.

@article{Graham1988OralAW,
  title={Oral and written language abilities of XXY boys: implications for anticipatory guidance.},
  author={J. M. Graham and Anthony S Bashir and Rachel E. Stark and A R Silbert and Stanley Walzer},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1988},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={795-806}
}
Previous studies of XXY boys suggest that they are at risk for certain communication disorders involving oral and written language. In this study, the language, reading, and spelling skills of a group of 14 XXY boys identified during neonatal cytogenetic screening were compared with those of a group of 15 control children. The two groups were matched for age, grade, race, parity, birth weight, parental age and education, and socioeconomic status. The mean age of the XXY group was 9 years 7… CONTINUE READING

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