Worth Repeating: Developing Working Memory Skills for Children with Down Syndrome
[Source: Down Syndrome Education Online]
by Julie Hughes
Working memory is a temporary storage and processing system essential to everyday functioning. It is the system in the brain that supports the daily processing of visual and verbal information as people go about their lives. As well as being essential for language processing, it supports activities that involve holding and manipulating information such as reading and understanding written information, planning and writing a message, or remembering and dialling a phone number
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