Attention problems and language development in preterm low-birth-weight children: Cross-lagged relations from 18 to 36 months.

Conclusions
Preliminary evidence was found for a precursor role of early attention problems in relation to language in prematurity. This finding can contribute to a better understanding of the developmental pathways of attention and language and lead to better management of unfavourable outcomes associated with co-morbid attention and language difficulties.

from BMC Pediatrics

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