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Abstract #1168

Investigation of Visual Perception Functions in Children with Down Syndrome : A Functional MRI Study

Hsin-Yun Lee1, Cing-Sui Chiang1, Yi-ting Wan1, Yee-Pay Wuang1, Yen-Yu Chiu2, Sharon Chia-Ju Chen Chen1

1Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Taiwan; 2KaohsiungMedical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Taiwan

In this study, we used behavioral task to assess the differences of visual perception function between Down Syndrome (DS) children and normal children. Results showed that DS children increased activation in the visual-perceptual network and also induced more diffused brain activation.