While there has been a great deal of research concerning cognitive skills training for the treatment of brain injuries, little research has been published pertaining to the treatment of learning disorders as this is a new area of application for this type of treatment.
1) The Effects of Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy Techniques for Enhancing the Cognitive/Intellectual Functioning of Seventh and Eighth Grade Children
Bracy, O.L., Oakes, A.L., Cooper, R.S., Watkins, D., Watkins, M., Brown, D.E., Jewell, C.
Cognitive Technology, 4 (1), 19-27 (1999)
The use of brain injury rehabilitation techniques for the development of foundational cognitive skills in the general population of school children was evaluated. A significant increase in intellectual functioning was found in the group that received computer-assisted cognitive skills training.