Essentials of Working Memory Assessment and Intervention
Working memory deficits are the main reason why students with disabilities are unable to successfully respond to regular education interventions. Given the strong relationship between working memory and all areas of academic learning, a deeper understanding of working memory and the related assessments and interventions can facilitate greater achievement.
This book helps readers:
• Understand the development and neuroanatomy of working memory
• Learn techniques for improving working memory in the classroom
• Examine strategies for brain-based working memory training
• Effectively utilize working memory assessment measures
By examining the critical functions of working memory and its relationship with specific learning disabilities, then providing strategies for assessment and detailed intervention guidance, this book helps educators and professionals guide their students and clients toward improved cognitive functioning, reduced frustration, and improved academic performance. For those seeking a practical approach to working memory, Essentials of Working Memory Assessment and Intervention provides the tools and information they need.
Table of Contents
- Working Memory Models
- Cognitive Processes Highly Related with Working Memory
- Development, Neuroanatomy, and Risk Factors
- Working Memory’s Influence on Academic Learning
- Assessment Strategies
- Psychological Scales that Measure Working Memory
- Working Memory Interventions that Change the Brain
- Supporting Working Memory in the Classroom
- Case Study
Includes Online Resources
by Milton J. Dehn
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