Developmental Disorders and Interventions by Joni Holmes (Eds.)

By Joni Holmes (Eds.)

Quantity 39 of the Advances in baby improvement and behaviour sequence is anxious with Developmental problems and Interventions. This volume offers an outline of up to date study into cognitive, neurodevelopmental and genetic issues of studying. The social, emotional and cognitive functioning of youngsters with William's syndrome, Down syndrome, Fragile X and autism, studying problems, mathematical problems and dealing reminiscence difficulties are mentioned through many of the best researchers within the box. inside every one bankruptcy, the authors give some thought to present interventions and strategies for remediating problems linked to every one disease, in order to be of specific curiosity to scientific and academic practitioners. *Goes extensive to address contemporary examine into neurodevelopmental and genetic problems of learning.*A precious source for either psychology researchers and scholars

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2010b). Impact of working memory training on language skills in children with dyslexia. Manuscript in preparation. , Gathercole, S. , Alloway, T. , Hilton, K. E. (2010). Working memory and executive function impairments in ADHD. Manuscript under review. , & Muir, C. (1985). Developmental changes in speech rate and memory span-a causal relationship. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 3, 175–181. , & Lyons, T. (1991). Early vocabulary growth: Relation to language input and gender. Developmental Psychology, 27, 236–248.

B. STRATEGY TRAINING The second approach to alleviating problems associated with poor working memory is to enhance working memory through training children to use strategies. Strategies are mentally effortful, goal-directed processes that improve the efficiency of working memory. These mechanisms include repeatedly rehearsing the to-be-remembered information aloud or in one's head, creating a sentence or story from the words, or generating visual images of the information. , Engle, Cantor, & Carullo, 1992; Friedman & Miyake, 2004) and individual differences in strategy production account for individual differences in working memory task performance in adults (Dunlosky & Kane, 2007).

Granada, Spain: Sepex. Gathercole, S. , & Alloway, T. P. (2008). Working memory and learning: A practical guide for teachers. London, UK: Sage Publishing. Gathercole, S. , Alloway, T. , Kirkwood, H. , Elliott, J. , & Hilton, K. A. (2008). Attentional and executive function behaviors of children with poor working memory. Learning and Individual Differences, 18, 214–223. Gathercole, S. , Alloway, T. , Willis, C. , & Adams, A. M. (2006). Working memory in children with reading disabilities. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 93, 265–281.

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