SY025: Working Memory Assessment: Implications for School Psychologists

Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:30 AM–10:50 AM

Description:

Working memory is a sensitive cognitive marker for numerous disabilities. This symposium will review research concerning several disability conditions of interest to school psychologists. The results from each study will assist researchers and practitioners in understanding the utility of working memory assessment in identification and intervention for a variety of neurodevelopmental disorders. Participants will increase their understanding of the importance of working memory assessment from a school neuropsychology perspective.

Speaker(s):

Alycia M. Roberts, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Scott L. Decker, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Emma Kate C. Wright, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Jessica F. Scherr, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Bryn Schiele, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Julia A. Englund, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC