Executive Functioning and Psychological Adjustment in Children and Youth with Spina Bifida

Learning Objectives:

1. To understand a proposed mediation model explaining the relationship between executive functioning and psychological outcomes in children and youth with spina bifida/myelomeningocele (SBM).

2. To understand the potential influence that metacognitive skills may have on psychological outcomes in children and youth with SBM.

Kelly, N. C., Ammerman, R. T., Rausch, J. R., Ris, M. D., Yeates, K. O., Oppenheimer, S. G., & Enrile, B. G. (2012). Executive functioning and psychological adjustment in children and youth with spina bifida. Child Neuropsychology18(5), 417-431.