2021 President’s Award Winner: Catherine Stephan, Drexel University Title: Contributions of Executive Function to Adaptive Abilities in Youth with Down Syndrome
Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the discrepancy between executive function performance-based and informant-report measures 2. Summarize use of performance-based and informant report measures of executive function in youth with Down syndrome 3. Discuss the association between executive function and adaptive abilities in children with DS
2021 Francis Fields Memorial Award Winner: Fareshte Erani, Drexel University Title: Assessing Fatigue in Individuals with MS Using a Clinically Accessible Measure of Switching
Learning Objectives: 1. Identify the relationship between prefrontal cortex networks and cognitive effort and 2. Describe preliminary evidence for the relationship between switching and cognitive fatigue in a sample of individuals with MS.