Impact of working memory training on children with school-identified language difficulties – A pilot study

Research institution: Northumbria University

Researchers: Joni Holmes, Darren Dunning, Danielle Fleck, and Susan Gathercole

Training program used in research: Cogmed RM

Status: Ongoing

Working memory impairments are characteristic of children with language impairments. In this study we are piloting working memory training with a small group of children with language difficulties, measuring the impact of the intervention on working memory, phonological processing and reading skills.