Sensory modulation impairments in children with Williams syndrome.

@article{John2010SensoryMI,
  title={Sensory modulation impairments in children with Williams syndrome.},
  author={Angela E. John and Carolyn B. Mervis},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics},
  year={2010},
  volume={154C 2},
  pages={
          266-76
        }
}
The ability to organize information detected by our senses ("sensory modulation") allows us to act or respond effectively to situations encountered, facilitating learning, social behavior, and day-to-day functioning. We hypothesized that children with Williams syndrome (WS) would demonstrate symptoms of poor sensory modulation and that these sensory modulation abnormalities contribute to the phenotype. Participants were 78 children with WS aged 4.00-10.95 years. Based on parent ratings on the… CONTINUE READING

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