Table 3

Frequency of educational problems reported in a survey of genetic clinic and hospital notes from 417 patients carried out in NW England. For the purpose of this table each condition is taken to be exclusive

No of patients
Problems with reading/writing/spelling32
Problems with reading/writing8
Problems with mathematics and spelling13
Problems with mathematics alone7
Patients with speech problems42
Poor coordination40
General behavioural problems/hyperactivity9
Generally “slow”9
Low IQ (<70)4
Mentally retarded1
Severely mentally retarded2