publication . Article . 2008

Auditory evoked fields predict language ability and impairment in children

Timothy Roberts; Janis Oram Cardy;
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  • Published: 05 Feb 2008
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Abstract Recent evidence suggests that a subgroup of children with autism show similarities to children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI) in the pattern of their linguistic impairments, but the source of this overlap is unclear. We examined the ability of auditory evoked magnetic fields to predict language and other developmental abilities in children and adolescents. Following standardized assessment of language ability, nonverbal IQ, and autism-associated behaviors, 110 trails of a tone were binaurally presented to 45 7–18 year olds who had typical development, autism (with LI), Asperger Syndrome (i.e., without LI), or SLI. Using a 151-channel MEG system...
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free text keywords: Physiology (medical), General Neuroscience, Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
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