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The purpose of this study was to determine if executive functions, including working memory, are predictors of spoken language processing skills (or “listening skills”) in the classroom, as measured by the Children’s Auditory Performance Scale (CHAPS). Contribution of executive skills to classroom listening has important implications for assessment and remediation.
executive function, working memory, listening skills, classroom skills, learning
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Hungerford, S., Douglas, P., & Selvarajah, L. (2012, November). Executive functions as predictors of classroom listening skills. Presented at the meeting of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, Atlanta.