Working memory outcomes following unilateral arterial ischemic stroke in childhood

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe the importance of working memory in academic and social functioning during childhood, and the reasons why working memory is so vulnerable to the effects of early brain injury.
2. Explain how working memory is impacted after pediatric stroke, and specifically what factors contribute to heterogeneity in outcome across individuals.

Fuentes, A., Westmacott, R., Deotto, A., deVeber, G., & Desrocher, M. (2017). Working memory outcomes following unilateral arterial ischemic stroke in childhood. Child Neuropsychology, 23 (7), 803-821.