Trends in Intellectual Development in Down Syndrome
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00954382
Verified March 2010 by National Taiwan University Hospital. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
Previous foreign studies revealed that the IQ in Down syndrome (DS) declines with age, but not any investigation of domestic data in Taiwan was available. Individuals with DS are characterized by limited verbal development, and in this article, authors look into the diverging verbal-nonverbal abilities in the DS phenotype.
Condition or disease
The present study investigated this by analysis the test results of development /intelligence scales. To compare initial cross-sectional data with longitudinal follow-up, about 12 people with DS were included.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
3 Months to 40 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
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Down syndrome with psychological test results
Comorbidity of severe Autism or visual/auditory impairment