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

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ISBN-10: 0470438312

ISBN-13: 9780470438312

Edition: 2010

Authors: Milton J. Dehn

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Under federal and state mandates, schools must provide effective instruction and intervention for students who struggle with academic learning. The first book of its kind for psychologists, school psychologists, and special education teachers, Long-Term Memory Problems in Children and Adolescents provides education professionals with information about the impact of long-term memory on children'²s learning. This book offers guidance on the assessment tools, intervention programs, and effective instruction programs for use with students experiencing long-term memory impairments. School psychologists can use this book as companion to Working Memory and Academic Learning (ISBN…    
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Book details

List price: $51.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 8/20/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.20" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction and Overview
Memory and Learning
Memory Problems
Applying Memory Research in the Classroom
Overview of the Chapters
Learning Objectives
Memory Systems and Processes
The Flow of Information
Sensory Memory
Short-Term Memory
Working Memory
Long-Term Memory Systems
Long-Term Memory Processes
Forgetting
Interference
The Organization of Memory
Implications for Memory Assessment
Educational and Training Implications
Memory Fundamentals
Memory Neuroanatomy, Development, and Dysfunction
The Neuroanatomy of Memory
Short-Term and Working Memory Structures
Neurological Principles of Memory
The Development of Long-Term Memory
Development of Metamemory and Effective Strategies
Fundamentals of Memory Development
Related Cognitive Processes
Memory Dysfunction
Risk Factors for Memory Impairments
Acquired Brain Injury
Medical Conditions
Developmental Disorders
Mental Disorders
Substance Abuse
Findings that Apply to All At-Risk Groups
Assessment Implications
Implications for Interventions and Classroom Instruction
Long-Term Memory Assessment Strategies
A Comprehensive Explicit Memory Assessment
Planning a Personalized Assessment
Cross-Battery and Selective Testing
Memory Assessment Challenges
Collecting Medical, Developmental, and Academic History
Interviewing Teachers, Parents, and Students
Observation
Assessment of Metamemory and Strategy Development
Collecting Classroom Examination Data
Guidelines for Administering Standardized Memory Tests
General Guidelines for Interpretation of Test Results
Analysis of Memory Test Scores
Specific Guidelines for Interpretation of Memory Assessment Results
Case Study
Assessing Long-Term Memory with Standardized Tests
California Verbal Learning Test-Children's Version (CVLT-C)
Children's Memory Scale (CMS)
The NEPSY II
The Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test for Children (RBMT-C)
Test of Memory and Learning, Second Edition (TOMAL-2)
Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning, Second Edition (WRAML2)
Wechsler Memory Scale�-Fourth Edition (WMS�-IV)
Cognitive, Intellectual, and Achievement Batteries
Other Scales with Long-Term Memory Measures
Interventions for Memory Problems
Desirable Outcomes for Memory Interventions
Factors Related to Success
Concerns About Memory Interventions
Selecting and Designing Interventions
Setting Goals and Measuring Progress
General Memory Strategy Training Recommendations
Metamemory: The Cornerstone of the Intervention
Demonstrating the Efficacy of Memory Strategies
Promoting Generalization and Maintenance
Length of Training
Memory Strategies
Mnemonics
Computerized Interventions
Home Interventions
External Memory Aids
Psychopharmacological Treatments
Memory Interventions for Traumatic Brain Injury
Interventions for Other Disabled and At-Risk Populations
Matching Interventions with Memory Deficits
A Typical Intervention
Classroom Instruction That Supports Memory
The Mnemonic Classroom
Metamemory Instruction
Instructional Practices That Enhance Memory
Study Skills That Enhance Memory
Instructional Methods for Severe Memory Impairments
Accommodations and Memory Aids
Teaching Memory Strategies
Teaching Mnemonics
Instruction That Reduces Working Memory Load
Summary: Long-Term Memory Principles and Recommendations for Educators
Case Studies and Recommendations
Assessment Case Study
Intervention Case Studies
Illustrative Report
Recommendations for Future Research
Recommendations for Memory Test Development
Memory Assessment Plan
Analysis of Memory Testing Results
Conversion Table: Scaled Scores to Standard Scores
References
Index