Assessment of executive function and attention in children with neurofibromatosis type 1

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the nature and frequency of executive dysfunction and attention impairments in children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1).
2. Discuss the relationship between information provided by cognitive tests (molar level) and real-world measures (macro level) of executive function and attention.

Payne, J. M., Hyman, S. L., Shores, E. A., & North, K. N. (2011). Assessment of executive function and attention in children with neurofibromatosis type 1: relationships between cognitive measures and real-world behavior. Child Neuropsychology17(4), 313-329.