Language assessment of non-handicapped twins at 5 years of age

GÜCÜYENER K., ARHAN E., SOYSAL ACAR A. Ş., Ergenekon E., Turan O., Onal E. E., ...More

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.53, no.6, pp.944-949, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 53 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2011.03425.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.944-949
  • Keywords: in vitro fertilization, language delay, Peabody, singletons, twins, FOLLOW-UP, SINGLETONS, GROWTH, BIRTH
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The aim of the present study was to determine language levels in twins and singletons born after at least 34 weeks gestation and without identifiable neurological abnormality and to evaluate whether in vitro fertilization (IVF) affects language development in twin pregnancies.