Perceptual-motor coordination in persons with mild intellectual disability.

@article{Carmeli2008PerceptualmotorCI,
  title={Perceptual-motor coordination in persons with mild intellectual disability.},
  author={Eli Carmeli and Tamar Bar-Yossef and Claudette Ariav and Ran Levy and Dario G. Liebermann},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={323-9}
}
BACKGROUND There is limited experimental evidence to support the view that individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) have a deficit in motor control. This work is a first attempt to evaluate their motor coordination. PURPOSE The study assessed the relationship between cognitive ability and sensorimotor integration. The clinical hypothesis is that adults with ID fall below non-ID adults in motor skills that involve hand-eye coordination. METHOD A group of 42 adults with ID (ID group… CONTINUE READING

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