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 Working Memory Processing Disorder 

 Definition:

The difficulty of retrieving material that is temporally stored in an active state. This is where calculations/manipulations and comprehension occurs.

 Examples:

  • Difficulty breaking down word problems
  • Difficulty writing coherent essays
  • Difficulty remaining focused on lectures or reading assignments
  • Difficulty participating in group projects
  • Procrastinates or concerned about exam content  

Created: March 09, 2009 @ 11:31 AM
Last Modified: April 28, 2014 @ 12:17 PM

 





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