The Short-term Memory Ability of Children with Learning Disabilities

Cermak, Laird S.; Goldberg, Judith; Cermak, Sharon; Drake, Charles
January 1980
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jan1980, Vol. 13 Issue 1
Academic Journal
Examines the short-term memory ability of groups of children with learning disabilities, defined on the basis of their Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children profiles. Use of distractor technique in the examination of the release of interference; Relationship between reading disabilities and disturbances in basic language acquisition; Comparison of the short-term retention abilities of the subjects.


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