The Neuropsychology of Mathematics - Diagnosis & Intervention
- Explore how young children learn and acquire basic mathematical skills from a brain-based educational perspective
- Examine language, working memory, visual-spatial reasoning, and executive functioning which are primary cognitive constructs involved in the acquisition of basic number skills
- Learn the three primary ways in which numbers are formatted in the brain and the critical neurodevelopmental pathways that contribute to skills such as automatic fact retrieval, quantitative reasoning, and the development of number sense
- After watching this video, you will better understand the three prominent subtypes of math disabilities in children and how the new Feifer Assessment of Math (FAM) battery will help you diagnose and remediate math disorders in children.
About Your Instructor:
Steven G. Feifer, D.Ed., ABSNP
Dr. Feifer is an internationally renowned speaker and author in the field of learning disabilities, and has authored six books on learning and emotional disorders in children. He has 19 years of experience as a school psychologist, and was voted the Maryland School Psychologistof the Year in 2008, and awarded the 2009 National School Psychologist of the Year. Dr. Feifer is a diplomate in school neuropsychology, and currently works as a faculty instructor in the ABSNP school neuropsychology training program. He continues to evaluate children in private practice at the Monocacy Neurodevelopmental Center in Frederick, MD, and consults with numerous school districts throughout the country. Dr. Feifer has authored two tests on diagnosing learning disabilities in children; the FAR and the FAM, both published by PAR.
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