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Delay of gratification: a comparison study of children with Down syndrome, moderate intellectual disability and typical development.

Authors
  • Cuskelly, M1
  • Gilmore, L2
  • Glenn, S3
  • Jobling, A1
  • 1 School of Education, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 2 Faculty of Education, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 3 School of Social & Community Studies, Faculty of Health & Applied Social Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2016
Volume
60
Issue
9
Pages
865–873
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/jir.12262
PMID: 26939724
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Children with Down syndrome appear to have a particular difficulty with delay of gratification. Language abilities would seem to be implicated in this difficulty, although further examination of this hypothesis is required.

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