- About this Journal ·
- Abstracting and Indexing ·
- Aims and Scope ·
- Article Processing Charges ·
- Articles in Press ·
- Author Guidelines ·
- Bibliographic Information ·
- Citations to this Journal ·
- Contact Information ·
- Editorial Board ·
- Editorial Workflow ·
- Free eTOC Alerts ·
- Publication Ethics ·
- Reviewers Acknowledgment ·
- Submit a Manuscript ·
- Subscription Information ·
- Table of Contents
International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 690432, 7 pages
Adaptive Behavior in Young Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1
1University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
2Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Received 29 April 2013; Revised 26 September 2013; Accepted 30 September 2013
Academic Editor: Joel R. Rosh
Copyright © 2013 Bonita P. Klein-Tasman et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
- M. T. Acosta, “The neurobiology of learning difficulties: neurofibromatosis type 1 as a model for researching and treating learning disorders,” Revista de Neurologia, vol. 44, supplement 2, pp. S3–S8, 2007.
- R. E. Ferner, S. M. Huson, N. Thomas et al., “Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of individuals with neurofibromatosis,” Journal of Medical Genetics, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 81–88, 2007.
- V. M. Riccardi, “The multiple forms of neurofibromatosis,” Pediatrics in Review, vol. 3, no. 9, pp. 293–298, 1982.
- M. J. Eliason, “Neurofibromatosis: implications for learning and behavior,” Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 175–179, 1996.
- B. D. Moore and M. B. Denckla, “Neurofibromatosis,” in Pediatric Neuropsychology: Research, Theory, and Practice, K. O. Yeates and M. D. Ris, Eds., pp. 149–170, Guilford, New York, NY, USA, 2000.
- K. N. North, “Cognitive function and academic performance,” in Neurofibromatosis: Phenotype, Natural History, and Pathogenesis, J. M. Friedman, D. H. Gutmann, and M. MacCollin, Eds., Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Md, USA, 1999.
- K. North, S. Hyman, and B. Barton, “Cognitive deficits in neurofibromatosis 1,” Journal of Child Neurology, vol. 17, no. 8, pp. 605–612, 2002.
- K. N. North, V. Riccardi, C. Samango-Sprouse et al., “Cognitive function and academic performance in neurofibromatosis 1: consensus statement from the NF1 cognitive disorders task force,” Neurology, vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 1121–1127, 1997.
- S. L. Hyman, E. A. Shores, and K. N. North, “Learning disabilities in children with neurofibromatosis type 1: subtypes, cognitive profile, and attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder,” Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, vol. 48, no. 12, pp. 973–977, 2006.
- M. M. Mazzocco, J. E. Turner, M. B. Denckla, R. O. Hoffman, D. Scanlon, and F. Vellutino, “Language and reading deficits associated with neurofibromatosis type 1,” Developmental Neuropsychology, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 503–522, 1995.
- R. Luckasson, R. Luckasson, S. Borthwick-Duffy, et al., Mental Retardation: Definition, Classification, and Systems of Supports, 10th edition, 2002.
- J. M. Sattler and R. D. Hoge, Assessment of Children: Behavioral, Social and Clinical Foundations, Jerome Sattler, La Mesa, Calif, USA, 2006.
- R. H. Bruininks, R. W. Woodcock, R. F. Weatherman, and B. K. Hill, Scales of Independent Behavior—Revised, Riverside, Itasca, Ill, USA, 1996.
- J. A. Clausen, “Mental deficiency: development of a concept,” American Journal of Mental Deficiency, vol. 71, pp. 727–745, 1967.
- C. V. Dilts, J. C. Carey, J. C. Kircher et al., “Children and adolescents with neurofibromatosis 1: a behavioral phenotype,” Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 229–239, 1996.
- T. M. Achenbach, Manual For the Child Behavior Checklist/4-18 and Profile, University of Vermont Department of Psychiatry, Burlington, Vt, USA, 1991.
- B. Barton and K. North, “Social skills of children with neurofibromatosis type 1,” Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, vol. 46, no. 8, pp. 553–563, 2004.
- B. Doll, “Review of Child Behavior Checklist,” April 2013.
- S. L. Hyman, D. S. Gill, E. A. Shores et al., “Natural history of cognitive deficits and their relationship to MRI T2-hyperintensities in NF1,” Neurology, vol. 60, no. 7, pp. 1139–1145, 2003.
- S. L. Hyman, A. Shores, and K. N. North, “The nature and frequency of cognitive deficits in children with neurofibromatosis type 1,” Neurology, vol. 65, no. 7, pp. 1037–1044, 2005.
- J. Lorenzo, B. Barton, M. T. Acosta, and K. North, “Mental, motor, and language development of toddlers with neurofibromatosis type 1,” Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 158, no. 4, pp. 660–665, 2011.
- J. Sangster, E. A. Shores, S. Watt, and K. N. North, “The cognitive profile of preschool-aged children with neurofibromatosis type 1,” Child Neuropsychology, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 1–16, 2011.
- H. L. Thompson, D. H. Viskochil, D. A. Stevenson, and K. L. Chapman, “Speech-language characteristics of children with neurofibromatosis type 1,” American Journal of Medical Genetics A, vol. 152, no. 2, pp. 284–290, 2010.
- S. Huijbregts, R. Jahja, L. de Sonneville, S. de Breij, and H. Swaab-Barneveld, “Social information processing in children and adolescents with neurofibromatosis type 1,” Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, vol. 52, no. 7, pp. 620–625, 2010.
- R. B. Noll, J. Reiter-Purtill, B. D. Moore et al., “Social, emotional, and behavioral functioning of children with NF1,” American Journal of Medical Genetics A, vol. 143, no. 19, pp. 2261–2273, 2007.
- A. Graf, M. A. Landolt, A. C. Mori, and E. Boltshauser, “Quality of life and psychological adjustment in children and adolescents with neurofibromatosis type 1,” Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 149, no. 3, pp. 348–353, 2006.
- Y. Gilboa, N. Josman, A. Fattal-Valevski, H. Toledano-Alhadef, and S. Rosenblum, “The handwriting performance of children with NF1,” Research in Developmental Disabilities, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 929–935, 2010.
- K. J. Hofman, E. L. Harris, R. N. Bryan, and M. B. Denckla, “Neurofibromatosis type 1: the cognitive phenotype,” Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 124, no. 4, pp. S1–S8, 1994.
- B. A. Johnson, B. A. MacWilliams, J. C. Carey, D. H. Viskochil, J. L. D'Astous, and D. A. Stevenson, “Motor proficiency in children with neurofibromatosis type 1,” Pediatric Physical Therapy, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 344–348, 2010.
- K. N. North, “Neurofibromatosis type 1: review of the first 200 patients in an Australian clinic,” Journal of Child Neurology, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 395–402, 1993.
- J. Reiter-Purtill, E. K. Schorry, A. M. Lovell, K. Vannatta, C. A. Gerhardt, and R. B. Noll, “Parental distress, family functioning, and social support in families with and without a child with neurofibromatosis 1,” Journal of Pediatric Psychology, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 422–434, 2008.
- C. D. Elliot, Manual for the Differential Abilities Scales—Second Edition, The Psychological Corporation, San Antonio, Tex, USA, 2nd edition, 2007.
- J. M. Sattler, R. Dumont, J. O. Willis, and J. D. Salerno, “Chapter 17: differential ability scales—second edition,” in Assessment of Children: Cognitive Foundations, J. M. Sattler, Ed., pp. 605–675, Jerome M. Sattler, 5th edition, 2010.
- M. Dennis, D. J. Francis, P. T. Cirino, R. Schachar, M. A. Barnes, and J. M.-J. M. Fletcher, “Why IQ is not a covariate in cognitive studies of neurodevelopmental disorders,” Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 331–343, 2009.
- A. Lehtonen, E. Howie, D. Trump, and S. M. Huson, “Behaviour in children with neurofibromatosis type 1: cognition, executive function, attention, emotion, and social competence,” Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, vol. 55, pp. 111–125, 2013.
- K. N. North, “Neurofibromatosis 1 in childhood,” Seminars in Pediatric Neurology, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 231–242, 1998.