COGMED WORKING MEMORY TRAINING
Cogmed Working Memory Training is an evidenced-based program for helping children, adolescents, and adults sustainably improve attention by training their working memory.
The program is based on strong scientific research, is delivered under the supervision of a Cogmed Qualified Coach, and can be done in the convenience of the patient’s home.
- The entire program involves computer-based training, using a Mac or PC.
- The program adjust complexity level for each exercise, in real time, for maximized training effect.
- There are 25 training sessions of 30-40 minutes each, done over five weeks.
- It is supported by a Cogmed Coach who leads the training, tracks results, and give support and motivation.
- The user and family sets the training schedule with the Cogmed Coach, with plenty of flexibility.
- The Cogmed Training Web gives all users online access to their own training results and progress status.
- Cogmed Extension Training allows the user to further sharpen the acquired capacity and to verify how the results hold over time.
Cogmed Working Memory Training is built around three easy-to-use and age-specific program applications:
COGMED JM (pre-school): Younger children use their working memory for number of things, such as focusing on and following instructions, and remaining seated to complete independent activities.
COGMED RM (school-age): Working memory is crucial for children and adolescents in school and socially. Reading, solving math problems, planning, and following a conversation all rely on working memory.
COGMED QM (adult): Working memory in adult and professional life is critical for challenges such as planning, focusing, resisting distraction, and meeting deadlines.
The complete program includes:
- Initial interview
- Start-up session
- Five weeks of training with weekly coach calls
- Wrap-up meeting
- Six month follow-up interview
- Access to the Cogmed Training Web
- Cogmed Extension Training (12 months)
Contact Dr. Tom Bonner to inquire about Cogmed Working Memory Training.
To find out more about Cogmed programs and about working memory in general, visit www.Cogmed.com.