Affiliation: University of Denver
- Gene x Environment interactions in speech sound disorder predict language and preliteracy outcomesLauren M McGrath
University of Denver, Department of Psychology, Frontier Hall, 2155 S Race Street, Denver, CO 80209, USA
Dev Psychopathol 19:1047-72. 2007..The direction of these interactions and possible interpretations are explored in the discussion...
- Breakthroughs in the search for dyslexia candidate genesLauren M McGrath
University of Denver, Department of Psychology, Frontier Hall, 2155 S Race St, Denver, CO 80208, USA
Trends Mol Med 12:333-41. 2006..When causal variants are identified, they will need to be considered within a multifactorial framework, which is likely to involve gene-gene and gene-environment interactions, to make accurate predictions of diagnostic status...
- Children with comorbid speech sound disorder and specific language impairment are at increased risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorderLauren M McGrath
Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Frontier Hall 2155 S Race St, Denver, CO 80209, USA
J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:151-63. 2008..In addition, an unexpected interaction emerged such that children with SLI and normalized-SSD had significantly higher ADHD inattentive ratings than the other subgroups. A proposed explanation for this interaction is discussed...
- Neuropsychology and genetics of speech, language, and literacy disordersRobin L Peterson
Department of Psychology, University of Denver, 2155 South Race Street, Denver, CO 80208, USA
Pediatr Clin North Am 54:543-61, vii. 2007..Research across levels of analysis is progressing rapidly to promote understanding not only of each disorder by itself but also of the relationships of the three disorders to each other...
- Gene X environment interactions in reading disability and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorderBruce F Pennington
Department of Psychology, University of Denver, USA
Dev Psychol 45:77-89. 2009..However, they did not find a G x E interaction at the favorable end of the ADHD symptom dimension. The authors conclude with implications for future research...
- Executive dysfunction and its relation to language ability in verbal school-age children with autismRobert M Joseph
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
Dev Neuropsychol 27:361-78. 2005..This pattern of findings suggest that executive dysfunction in autism is not directly related to language impairment per se but rather involves an executive failure to use of language for self-regulation...
- Genetic Interactions in Developmental DyslexiaLauren McGrath; Fiscal Year: 2007..Thus, studies to better understand the complex genetic and environmental causes of RD could facilitate early identification and intervention enabling better academic, psychological, and occupational outcomes. ..