Visuo-spatial knowledge acquisition in individuals with Down syndrome: The role of descriptions and sketch maps.

Abstract

Few studies on individuals with Down syndrome (DS) have explored how they learn space. The present study examines space learning from verbal descriptions in individuals with DS, and explores the role of external cues (such as a sketch map). Twenty-eight individuals with DS and 28 matched typically-developing (TD) children listened to route or survey… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ridd.2017.02.013

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@article{Meneghetti2017VisuospatialKA, title={Visuo-spatial knowledge acquisition in individuals with Down syndrome: The role of descriptions and sketch maps.}, author={Chiara Meneghetti and Silvia Lanfranchi and Barbara Carretti and E Toffalini}, journal={Research in developmental disabilities}, year={2017}, volume={63}, pages={46-58} }