Understanding the Comorbidity between Dyslexia and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

  title={Understanding the Comorbidity between Dyslexia and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.},
  author={R. Boada and E. Willcutt and B. Pennington},
  journal={Topics in Language Disorders},
  • R. Boada, E. Willcutt, B. Pennington
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Topics in Language Disorders
  • Dyslexia and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are 2 of the most prevalent complex neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood, each affecting approximately 5% of the population in the United States. These disorders are also each comorbid with speech sound disorder and language impairment. Understanding the nature of the comorbidity among these disorders could lead to advances in developmental theory, a deeper understanding of the genetic and brain mechanisms that cause disability… CONTINUE READING
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