Tactile Working Memory Scale
Tactile Working Memory Scale – A Professional Manual
Authors: Jude T. Nicholas, Annika M. Johannessen, Trees van Nunen
Working memory, or the ability to keep something in mind for a limited amount of time is a central function in cognition. For persons with congenital deafblindness we need a bodily-tactile perspective on working memory.
This manual gives a theoretical overview and presents a scale that can be used by professionals to identify and assess tactile working memory in persons with deafblindness, and design tools and strategies to ensure that these persons can develop and make use of all their potentials, both cognitively and linguistically.