Long-Term Memory Problems in Children and Adolescents: Assessment, Intervention, and Effective Instruction

Long-Term Memory Problems in Children and Adolescents: Assessment, Intervention, and Effective Instruction

Author(s): Milton J. Dehn

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012 10:39AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470438312

Online ISBN: 9781118269688

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269688

About this Book

"This book will be a valuable resource for psychologists and educators who work with children or adolescents who are having difficulties with memory and learning. Translating theory and research into practice is a talent that Dr. Dehn possesses and we will benefit from his professional skills."
- From the Foreword by Daniel C. Miller, PhD, ABPP, ABSNP, NCSP

An indispensable guide that examines the effect of long-term memory functions on children's learning

Long-Term Memory Problems in Children and Adolescents: Assessment, Intervention, and Effective Instruction is the first book of its kind for psychologists, school psychologists, and special education teachers who need an overview of long-term memory as it relates to learning and education. It presents the best practices for assessing long-term memory functions, as well as selecting and using evidence-based instructional practices with memory-impaired students.

This useful and timely guide bridges theory and practice to provide professional guidance with coverage of:

  • Risk factors that can lead to long-term memory impairments

  • How long-term memory relates to other types of memory

  • The subcomponents and processes of long-term memory and how they relate to academic achievement

  • What is known about the neuroanatomy of how memories are formed

  • The developmental trajectory of memory and learning

  • Common types of memory dysfunction

  • Memory assessment strategies, interventions for memory problems, and instructional practices that support memory

Author Milton Dehn draws on his extensive experience as a trainer and workshop presenter, school psychologist, and educator to present both the theory and research on long-term memory in children and adolescents in this book. Specific step-by-step guidance and hands-on case studies enable professionals to identify how memory can be assessed as well as the interventions that can be linked to the results of the assessment.

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