The Neuropsychology of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

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Greg Thaler, PhD, Beth Peterson, PsyD, Denver Options, Inc., Denver, CO. Executive functions such as multi-tasking, problem-solving, planning, self-management, and learning how to learn and other abilities such as verbal and/or visual memory and retrieval are often impaired in persons with intellectual disabilities. Case studies with persons with Down Syndrome, Hydrocephalus, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder will illustrate the assessment and real-life implications of these impairments. Program supports to address these issues will be discussed Produced in 2010