July 7 – July 17, 2014 (Term 2)
July 7-10 and July 15-17 9:00-13:00 Frank Forward Building, Room 519
Dr. Margaret Semrud-Clikeman
Professor, Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience: Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota Medical School
Course description: This course will provide an overview of neuroanatomy and neuropsychology as it applies to school. Included in this course will be discussions about attention, executive functioning, memory, visual and auditory processing, and emotional/behavioral correlates of learning. Included in the course will be discussion about reading disability, math disability, written language disability, concussions, nonverbal learning disability, autism, and emotional difficulties. Cases will be presented to illustrate these domains. In addition, small groups will be utilized to analyze neuropsychological and psychological data to explore what differential diagnoses may be occurring for the child. Interventions for commonly seen types of learning problems will also be discussed.