|Appears in Collections:||Psychology Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Practitioner review: Short-term and working memory impairments in neurodevelopmental disorders: diagnosis and remedial support|
|Author(s):||Gathercole, Susan Elizabeth|
Alloway, Tracy Packiam
Specific Language Impairment
|Citation:||Gathercole SE & Alloway TP (2006) Practitioner review: Short-term and working memory impairments in neurodevelopmental disorders: diagnosis and remedial support, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 47 (1), pp. 4-15.|
|Abstract:||Background: This article provides an introduction to current models of working and short-term memory, their links with learning, and diagnosis of impairments. The memory impairments associated with a range of neurodevelopmental disorders (Down’s syndrome, Williams syndrome, Specific Language Impairment, and attentional deficits) are discussed. Methods: Methods of alleviating the adverse consequences of working and short-term memory impairments for learning are identified. Conclusion: Impairments of short-term and working memory are associated with learning difficulties that can be substantial, and that can be minimised by appropriate methods of remedial support.|
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