Predictors of functional performance in school-aged children with Down syndrome
This project examined whether executive functioning, language ability, and/or intelligence quotient predicts functional performance in children with Down syndrome, the most common neurogenetic syndrome associated with intellectual disability. Functional performance is the performance of tasks universal to all children-- such as self-care, mobility, and social interaction. Identifying patterns of functional performance in Down syndrome is critical as it is a foundation for optimal outcomes for the child, their family, and community. Executive functioning is an umbrella term used to describe ...
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