ERIC Number: EJ1168900
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Academic Achievement and Memory Differences among Specific Learning Disabilities Subtypes
Carmichael, Jessica A.; Fraccaro, Rebecca L.; Miller, Daniel C.; Maricle, Denise E.
Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, v20 n1 p8-17 2014
Reading, writing, and math are academic skills involving a number of different executive functions, particularly working memory. Children with specific learning disabilities (SLD) may present myriad academic difficulties, depending on their specific area(s) of processing weakness. is study examined differences in academic achievement and working memory across different subtypes of SLD. Participants included 283 children (194 males, 89 females; M = 9.58; SD = 2.29).
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Memory, Learning Disabilities, Executive Function, Short Term Memory, Neuropsychology, Case Studies, Achievement Tests, Statistical Analysis, Children, Adolescents, Intelligence Tests, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Mathematics Skills, Multivariate Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Woodcock Johnson Tests of Achievement; Wide Range Achievement Test; Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children