Long Term Memory Deficit (3A)
Long term memory works in conjunction with working memory as the information that is stored in long term memory initially is processed in working memory. When information is retrieved from long term memory it is returned to working memory for processing. Students with difficulty in storing and retrieving information often have difficulty committing new information to memory and have to employ strategies to retrieve information they have learned.
- Wechsler (WISC IV, WAIS IV) Vocabulary, Score at or under the 35th percentile rank.
- Wechsler (WISC IV, WAIS IV) Information Score at or under the 35th percentile rank.
- WJ COG III Long-Term Retrieval Score (Glr) Score at or under the 35th percentile rank.
- Do you need to practice new information or formulas often and repeatedly to learn it?
- Do you have difficulty remembering information that you know but can't remember particularly when you are stressed?
- What accommodations or strategies have been effective in the past?
- Swanson, H. L., Harris, K. R., & Graham, S. (2003). Handbook of learning disabilities. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
- American Cancer Society: Chemo Brain
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: Right Hemisphere Brain Damage
- American Psychological Association
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