The rett girls with preserved speech

  title={The rett girls with preserved speech},
  author={M. Zappella},
  journal={Brain and Development},
  • M. Zappella
  • Published 1992
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Brain and Development
  • In addition to a total population of 102 classic Rett syndrome girls who visited our department in the last 8 years, 3 were observed showing some of the features typical of this syndrome, including hand-washing activities, but also some atypical features, the most notable of which was their ability to speak in fully formed phrases. One of these girls has a sister with the typical features of classic Rett syndrome. Atypical variants of the Rett syndrome are discussed and the possibility of a… CONTINUE READING
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