Cognition Functional Rehabilitation Activity Manual


Barbara Messenger, M.Ed., ABDA and Niki Ziarnek, M.S., CCC-SLP/L

Brain injury rehabilitation manual with functional activities on cognition for brain injury programs and persons with disabilities. Activies on memory, attention, orientation, awareness, problem solving, communication, money management, and community safety are desgined for easy instruction and implementation. Not only for persons with brain injury, this manual can be used for persons with a wide range of developmental or neurological impairments.

Full Description

This manual teaches a therapeutic style of interaction using a step-by-step format. Someone with little or no experience in working with persons with disabilities can pick up these manuals and immediately be able to interact in a therapeutic manner while facilitating independence.

Can be used by any caregiver including direct care staff, nurses, therapists, family, teachers, and aides. They can be used with children or adults with any type of neurological condition involving social, cognitive and behavioral challenges. Useful for inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, community programs, residential settings, schools and at home.

This manual features worksheets and data forms for tracking performance and outcomes, with full instructions for administration. Each activity has a documentation form for easy inclusion in clinical records.

Includes over 60 activities and documentation sheets on...

    • orientation
    • attention memory
    • problem-solving
    • social interactions
    • comprehension
    • money management
    • reading
    • organization
    • community orientation
    • health awareness
ISBN# 1-931117-22-5
Pages 74 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, softcover, perfect bound
Year 2004