Pattern of learning disabilities in children with extremely low birth weight and broadly average intelligence

Ruth Eckstein Grunau, Michael F Whitfield, Cynthia Davis

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Abstract

To examine the prevalence and pattern of specific areas of learning disability (LD) in neurologically normal children with extremely low birth weight (ELBW) (<or = 800 g) who have broadly average intelligence compared with full-term children with normal birth weight of comparable sociodemographic background, and to explore concurrent cognitive correlates of the specific LDs.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)615-20
Number of pages6
JournalArchives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Volume156
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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