September 1974

A Pediatric Neurologist's Contribution to Evaluations of School Underachievers

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan (Dr. Hart); Department of Psychiatry, Lafayette Clinic (Drs. Rennick and Klinge); and Department of Neurology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, (Dr. Schwartz), Detroit.

Am J Dis Child. 1974;128(3):319-323. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1974.02110280049006

One hundred twenty-nine children with school problems were compared with 30 normal children to determine if children who are underachievers in school are neurologically identifiable. The frequency of neurological findings was greater in underachievers but positive neurological findings were not limited to them.