Optimizing Cognitive Rehabilitation: Effective Instructional Methods

Optimizing Cognitive Rehabilitation: Effective Instructional Methods

by McKay Moore Sohlberg, Lyn S. Turkstra
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1609182006

ISBN-13: 9781609182007

Pub. Date: 06/03/2011

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Rehabilitation professionals face a key challenge when working with clients with acquired cognitive impairments: how to teach new skills to individuals who have difficulty learning. Unique in its focus, this book presents evidence-based instructional methods specifically designed to help this population learn more efficiently. The expert authors show how to

Overview

Rehabilitation professionals face a key challenge when working with clients with acquired cognitive impairments: how to teach new skills to individuals who have difficulty learning. Unique in its focus, this book presents evidence-based instructional methods specifically designed to help this population learn more efficiently. The expert authors show how to develop, implement, and evaluate an individualized training plan. They provide practical guidelines for teaching multistep procedures, cognitive strategies, the use of external aids, and more. User-friendly features include 17 sample worksheets and forms; blank forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient full-page size.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609182007
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
06/03/2011
Pages:
292
Sales rank:
643,184
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

I. Foundations
1. Introduction and Overview
2. The Research Evidence
3. The Learning Context: Beyond Practice (What They Didn’t Teach You in Graduate School), with Rik Lemoncello and Eva van Leer
4. The Training Framework: Plan, Implement, and Evaluate (PIE)
II. The Training Procedures
5. Training Facts and Concepts
6. Training Functional Multistep Routines
7. Training the Use of External Cognitive Aids
8. Training the Use of Metacognitive Strategies
9. Training Social Skills Conclusion: Now What?

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