A comparison of working memory profiles in school-aged children with SLI, ADHD, comorbid SLI and ADHD and their typically developing peers

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the similarities and differences in the diagnosis and WM profiles for SLI, ADHD and SLI+ADHD.
2. Explain why these diagnoses might be commonly co-morbid from a neurocognitive perspective, and what sort of WM interventions might be helpful for each group.

Hutchinson, E., Bavin, E., Efron, D., & Sciberras, E. (2012). A comparison of working memory profiles in school-aged children with Specific Language Impairment, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Comorbid SLI and ADHD and their typically developing peers. Child Neuropsychology18(2), 190-207.