Rare LAMA5 variant is the likely cause of a severe speech and reading disorder in a de novo case


Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a rare and severe form of speech sound disorder that is frequently comorbid with dyslexia. There is evidence that CAS has a genetic etiology, but causal DNA variations have only been... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Beate Peter (Arizona)
  2. Caitlin Vote (Arizona State University)

Topic Areas

Cognition: Education, Intelligence, Memory, Attention , Developmental Disorders (e.g. ADHD) , Gene Finding Strategies , Neuropsychology (e.g. Dyslexia, Handedness, Language)


OS-6B » Achievement/Cognitive Abilities (13:30 - Friday, 22nd June, Yellowstone)

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