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Ohio State studies working memory training for kids and teens with ADHD

 

William Benninger, PhD, a clinical psychologist and professor at Ohio State University has undertaken a study to examine the impact of working memory training on more than 50 kids with ADHD.

Working memory, but not IQ, predicts subsequent learning in children with learning difficulties

 

Tracy Packiam Alloway from the University of Durham examined whether working memory and IQ both predicted reading and math achievement in 37 school age children identified as having learning difficulties. Results indicated that after controlling for prior reading achievement, WM at baseline – but not IQ – was a significant predictor of reading ability. Comparable results were obtained for math.

Cogmed signs on with second practice in the United Kingdom

 

Posted: August 13, 2009 – Cogmed has partnered with another practice in the United Kingdom. Dr. Jenny Limond was trained to provide Cogmed training in August 2009 and has a practice located in Glasgow.

Southern Oregon Counseling, LLC

 

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