Examining the link between working memory behaviour and academic attainment in children with ADHD.

@article{Alloway2010ExaminingTL,
  title={Examining the link between working memory behaviour and academic attainment in children with ADHD.},
  author={Tracy Packiam Alloway and Susan E. Gathercole and Julian H. Elliott},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={52 7},
  pages={632-6}
}
AIM The aim of the present study was to investigate whether behaviours typical of working memory problems are associated with poor academic attainment in those with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as a non-clinical group identified on the basis of working memory difficulties. METHOD Children clinically diagnosed with ADHD-combined (n=31; mean age 9y 7mo, SD 12mo; 27 males) were matched with 44 low working memory children (mean age 9y 4mo, SD 15mo; 32 males) and 10… CONTINUE READING