Evaluation of Cognitive Functioning in Children with Neuromuscular and Related Physical Disabilities

  • Judith S. Mearig


I am going to concentrate today on dynamic, process aspects of evaluation of cognitive functioning in children with neuromuscular and related physical disabilities. I also will talk more about development of cognitive functioning and the data base for assessment than about assessment procedures. Such an approach seems the most productive for estimating potential as well as for understanding strengths and weaknesses. It also recognizes limitations of standardized testing for children with these disabilities.


Cerebral Palsy Down Syndrome Muscular Dystrophy Duchenne Dystrophy Physical Disability 


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  • Judith S. Mearig
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  1. 1.St. Lawrence UniversityUSA

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