Subtle executive impairment in children with autism and children with ADHD.

@article{Goldberg2005SubtleEI,
  title={Subtle executive impairment in children with autism and children with ADHD.},
  author={Melissa C. Goldberg and Stewart H. Mostofsky and Laurie E. Cutting and E Mark Mahone and Brad C Astor and Martha B. Denckla and Rebecca J. Landa},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2005},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={279-93}
}
BACKGROUND The executive functions of inhibition, planning, flexible shifting of actions, and working memory are commonly reported to be impaired in neurodevelopmental disorders. METHOD We compared these abilities in children (8-12 years) with high functioning autism (HFA, n = 17), attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, n = 21) and healthy controls (n = 32). Response inhibition was assessed using the Stroop Color and Word Test (Golden, 1978). Problem solving, set-shifting, and… CONTINUE READING