Increased prevalence of sex chromosome aneuploidies in specific language impairment and dyslexia

Nuala H Simpson, Laura Addis, William M Brandler, Vicky Slonims, Ann Clark, Jocelynne Watson, Thomas S Scerri, Elizabeth R Hennessy, Patrick F Bolton, Gina Conti-Ramsden, Benjamin P Fairfax, Julian C Knight, John Stein, Joel B Talcott, Anne O'Hare, Gillian Baird, Silvia Paracchini, Simon E Fisher, Dianne F Newbury, Sli Consortium

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Abstract

Sex chromosome aneuploidies increase the risk of spoken or written language disorders but individuals with specific language impairment (SLI) or dyslexia do not routinely undergo cytogenetic analysis. We assess the frequency of sex chromosome aneuploidies in individuals with language impairment or dyslexia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)346-353
Number of pages8
JournalDevelopmental Medicine and Child Neurology
Volume56
Issue number4
Early online date9 Oct 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2014

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