Leisure: Functional Rehabilitation Activity Manual

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

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 55 activities and documentation sheets on...

  • exploring the community
  • interest inventory planning activities
  • outdoor activities
  • television
  • art and crafts
  • game playing
  • word, letter & writing activities
Details
Item LFRM
ISBN# 1-93111723-3
Pages 68 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, softcover, perfect bound
Year 2004