Specific language impairment with or without hyperactivity: neuropsychological evidence for frontostriatal dysfunction.

@article{Williams2000SpecificLI,
  title={Specific language impairment with or without hyperactivity: neuropsychological evidence for frontostriatal dysfunction.},
  author={Dillwyn Williams and Carol M Stott and Ian M. Goodyer and Barbara J. Sahakian},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={368-75}
}
A neuropsychological investigation of the association between specific language impairment (SLI) and hyperactivity was conducted on four groups of 6-year-old children. The groups, each consisting of five boys and five girls, were: children with SLI alone, hyperactivity alone, both SLI and hyperactivity, and neither disorder (controls). Cognitive functioning was examined using selected non-verbal tests from the Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery. SLI was not associated with… CONTINUE READING