This assignment is designed to target your child’s auditory sequential memory, as well as working memory. Auditory sequential memory is the ability to remember a sequence of information that was just heard. Similarly, working memory pertains to the ability to hold onto “chunks” of information for a short time. Good listening and recall abilities will help your child to able to remember dates, multiplication facts, and follow instructions. An effective working memory aids in everyday tasks, such as reading, writing, and problem-solving. This handout contains an excellent, simple activity to help your child improve his auditory processing skills is by focusing on repeating a string of numbers backwards and forwards. It is important to keep in mind your child’s age and cognitive abilities while doing these exercises. No matter your child’s level, the most important thing is accuracy and practice. The more a child practices, the faster he/she is able to accomplish more difficult levels.