The Neuropsychology of Written Language Disorders: Diagnosis and Intervention
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This presentation should assist educators and psychologists identify specific breakdowns in the writing process and think about how to best intervene.
Presenter: Steven G. Feifer
This presentation should be helpful in assisting educators and psychologists to identify specific breakdowns in the writing process. The ability to generate and produce written language requires multiple linguistic skills involving both phonological and orthographical functioning (the elementary components of language), word retrieval skills, executive functioning skills to organize inner thoughts and ideas, and working memory to hold our thoughts in mind long enough for effective motor skills output.