Evidence for fixation instability in children with Down syndrome

Valldeflors Viñuela-Navarro, Jonathan Erichsen, Julie-Anne Little, Kathryn J Saunders, Margaret J Woodhouse

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Abstract

Background: A large number of children with Down’s syndrome (DS) who attend the Special Assessment Clinic (Cardiff University) are reported by parents and teachers to struggle with scanning strategies in some near school tasks, particularly when these involve arrays of pictures. These anecdotal reports suggest a potential visual scanning deficit in this population.Methods: Scanning eye movements from children with DS and controls were recorded using a Tobii TX300 eye tracker while presenting a short series (
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOphthalmic and Physiological Optics
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Pages671-672
Number of pages2
Volume37
Edition6
ISBN (Electronic)1475-1313
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 1 Nov 2017
EventChild Vision Research Society XVI conference -
Duration: 1 Nov 2017 → …

Conference

ConferenceChild Vision Research Society XVI conference
Period1/11/17 → …

Keywords

  • down syndrome
  • fixation
  • eye movements
  • vision
  • saccades

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    Viñuela-Navarro, V., Erichsen, J., Little, J-A., Saunders, K. J., & Woodhouse, M. J. (2017). Evidence for fixation instability in children with Down syndrome. In Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics (6 ed., Vol. 37, pp. 671-672). [S1] John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1111/opo.12421