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Table 1 Measurements

From: Working memory training in children with neuropsychiatric disorders and mild to borderline intellectual functioning, the role of coaching; a double-blind randomized controlled trial

  Measure Informant T0 T1 T2 T3
Selection fase Shortened version of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-III-NL: subtest Information, Vocabulary, Picture Completion, Block Design, Digit Span, which gives an estimation of the Total IQ** child *    
  Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC-IV): structured diagnostic interview, registered via the internet, Measures presence of symptoms and criteria variables as defined by the DSM-IV. Only domains ADHD (inclusion criterion) and major depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorder, conduct disorder and general anxiety disorder (exclusion criteria) are administered. parent *    
  Social Communication Questionnaire (SCQ): a quick screening questionnaire of 40 items for autism spectrum disorders. parent *    
Primary outcome Backward block recall: subtest from the Working Memory Test battery for Children, measures visual working memory. child   * * *
Secondary outcome Spatial span: subtest from Automated Working Memory Assessment, measures visual working memory child   * * *
  Backward digit recall: subtest from the Working Memory Test battery for Children, measures verbal working memory. child   * * *
  Listening recall: subtest from the Working Memory Test Battery for Children, measures verbal working memory. child   * * *
  Sustained Attention Dots: subtest from the Amsterdam Neuropsychology Test battery, measures sustained attention. child   * * *
  Go-Nogo: subtest from the Amsterdam Neuropsychology Test battery, measures the ability to inhibit automatic responses. child   * * *
  Comprehension of instruction: subtest from Nepsy-II-nl, measures the ability to receive, process and execute oral instruction of increasing syntactic complexity. child   * * *
  Speed math (Tempo Test Rekenen): measures degree of automation of addition, subtraction, multiplication and decision. child   * * *
  Speed reading (Een minuut test): measures technical literacy speed. child   * * *
  Vragenlijst voor Inventarisatie van Sociaal gedrag van Kinderen (VISK): measures symptoms of ASD on a 4-point Likert scale. parent/ teacher   * * *
  ADHD Vragenlijst (AVL): assess symptoms of ADHD on a 4-point Likert scale parent/ teacher   * * *
  Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function checklist (BRIEF): 70 item questionnaire designed to assess executive functioning on a 3-point Likert scale in home and school environments. parent/ teacher   * * *
  Alabama Parenting Questionnaire (APQ): assess parenting style and indirectly coaching style on a 5-point Likert scale. parent   * * *
  1. T0 = selection fase, T1 = baseline, T2 = directly after treatment, T3 = follow-up (6 months)
  2. **Intelligence Quotient is only administered if IQ data are not available or when IQ test had been administered more than 2 years ago