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A cross-syndrome evaluation of a new attention rating scale: The Scale of Attention in intellectual Disability Freeman, Nerelie C.; Gray, Kylie M.; Taffe, John R.; Cornish, Kim M. Research in Developmental Disabilities, Vol. 57 – 2016: 18 - 28 10.1016/j.ridd.2016.06.005 University of Minnesota Users: http://login.ezproxy.lib.umn.edu/login?url=http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0891422216301172 Non-University of Minnesota Users: (Full text may not be available) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0891422216301172
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