Cognition and Behavior Tool Kit

Cognition and Behavior Tool Kit

Kathryn Kilpatrick, M.A., CCC-SLP, Barbara A. Messenger, M.Ed., ABDA, Niki Ziarnek, M.S., CCC, SLP/L

BEHAVIOR FUNCTIONAL REHABILITATION ACTIVITY MANUAL -- Brain injury rehabilitation manual with functional activities for adolescents and adults on social skills, interpreting cues, assertiveness, communication, anger management, and vocational interests. Click Here for Additional Information.

FAMILY REHABILITATION ACTIVITY MANUAL -- a brain injury rehabilitation manual containing functional activities specifically designed for families for use at home and in community. With shortening stays in rehabilitation programs, individuals with brain injuries are returning home sooner after their injuries. This means that many families become responsible for caregiving, supervision and/or emotional support at home and in the community. Click Here for Additional Information

COGNITION FUNCTIONAL REHABILITATION ACTIVITY MANUAL -- Brain injury rehabilitation manual with functional activities on cognition for brain injury programs and persons with disabilities. Activities on memory, attention, orientation, awareness, problem solving, communication, money management, and community safety are designed 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. Click Here for Additional Information

COGNITIVE COMMUNICATION: FUNCTION ACTIVITIES MANUAL -- Cognitive communication rehabilitation activity manual is for adults with acquired brain injuries (ABI), such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumor or dementia. It can be used by individuals who are in high school, who have returned from the military or who have developed cognitive based language challenges from any type of brain trauma. It is also helpful for persons with age related memory loss and mild cognitive impairments. Click Here for Additional Information

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BEHAVIOR FUNCTIONAL REHABILITATION ACTIVITY MANUAL -- Click Here for Additional Information.

FAMILY REHABILITATION ACTIVITY MANUAL Click Here for Additional Information

COGNITION FUNCTIONAL REHABILITATION ACTIVITY MANUAL Click Here for Additional Information

COGNITIVE COMMUNICATION: FUNCTION ACTIVITIES MANUAL Click Here for Additional Information

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Pages

BEHAVIOR FUNCTIONAL REHABILITATION ACTIVITY MANUAL -- 178 pages

FAMILY REHABILITATION ACTIVITY MANUAL -- 118 pages

COGNITION FUNCTIONAL REHABILITATION ACTIVITY MANUAL -- 74 pages

COGNITIVE COMMUNICATION: FUNCTION ACTIVITIES MANUAL -- 150 pages

Authors

Kathryn Kilpatrick, M.A., CCC-SLP

She received her Masterís Degree in Speech and Language Pathology in 1968 from the University of Massachusetts and has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, rehabilitation centers, private practice and home health care. She is a motivational speaker, marketing consultant, and trainer on the local, state and national level. She conducts family support groups and provides staff training on Life Enhancement. Ms Kilpatrick's recent area of focus has been helping individuals interested in person directed care to create their own Lifestyle Care Plan.

Barbara A. Messenger, M.Ed., ABDA

Ms Messenger is currently working as a Behavior Rehabilitation Therapist at the Center for Comprehensive Services (CCS), MENTOR Network, with survivors of traumatic brain injury. She is a certified disability analyst and has a federal certification in rehabilitation counseling. She has 5 years experience as a psychotherapist providing individual, group and marital counseling and 12 years experience as a vocational rehabilitation counselor providing vocational counseling, job seeking skills training, case management and expert testimony.

Niki Ziarnek, M.S., CCC, SLP/L

Ms Ziarnek is a speech-language pathologist in the Personal Intervention Program at the Center for Comprehensive Services, a residential brain injury rehabilitation facility. She has worked in the NeuroBehavioral Program for seven years, and has experience as a direct care staff, rehabilitation therapist, case manager, and most recently as a speech-language pathologist.

Contents

TIP CARDS INCLUDED IN THE TOOL KIT

ATTENTION After Brain Injury -- Attention may be the most important cognitive skill but it can be affected by a brain injury or stroke. This tip card helps survivors, therapists, clinicians and families understand 5 types of attention: focused, sustained, selective, alternating, and divided. Authors give practical strategies for improving attention in rehabilitation, at home, in school, at work, or in the community.   Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card

BEHAVIOR PLANNING -- Families and caregivers of traumatic brain injury survivors are faced with a significant challenge when the survivor begins to exhibit difficulty controlling behavior(s). This tip card provides a listing of common behaviors, who should be enlisted to provide assistance, how to develop effective behavior plans, and the importance of cooperation between all those involved in the treatment and recovery of the person with brain injury. Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card.

CHANGES IN SELF-AWARENESS -- The survivor‚Äôs awareness of changes in abilities and skills after a brain injury can affect everything from willingness to enter therapy to accepting help and support. The effects of lowered self awareness can range a belief that ‚Äúnothing has changed‚ÄĚ to stubborn resistance and serious safety risks. This tip card helps survivors, family members, and therapists understand the reasons for altered awareness and gives strategies to compensate. ¬†Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card

COGNITION: Compensatory Strategies After Brain Injury -- This tip card helps survivors, families and caregivers recognize cognitive challenges after brain injury. It gives tips on using compensatory strategies for memory, attention, concentration, mental fatigue, slowed responses, planning, organizing, judgment, and safety awareness.  Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card

EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS After Brain Injury -- Executive Functions control activities such as managing emotions, attention, concentration, categorization, planning, sequencing, problem solving, impulse control, reasoning, and judgment. Changes in executive functions often occur after brain injury. Strategies found in this Tip Card can be helpful in the recovery process for the injured individual and the caregivers.  Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card

FATIGUE AND OVERLOAD: Strategies for Preventing Shutdowns and Meltdowns after Brain Injury -- This tip card helps survivors, families and caregivers understand and cope with fatigue after brain injury. It gives tips on managing fatigue, energy, stress and overload and finding a healthy balance to prevent meltdowns.  Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card

JOURNALING After Brain Injury -- Journaling after brain injury can help survivors cope with the changes and challenges in their lives. This tip card on journaling after brain injury helps survivors and families understand what journaling is, learn its benefits and cautions, and use guidelines and tips for writing journal entries. Read an interview with author Barbara Stahura. Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card

MEMORY After Brain Injury -- Survivors of traumatic brain injury often have changes in memory. This tip card has information on various types of memory, corrects myths about memory after head trauma, and gives strategies to compensate for changes in memory after TBI. Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card

MEMORY STRATEGIES After Brain Injury -- By using memory strategies every day, adult survivors of acquired and traumatic brain injury can improve memory, decrease frustrations, and be more productive at home, school, work and the community. This tip card gives practical strategies for improving memory registration and memory recall.Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card

COMMUNICATING WITH AN ADULT After Brain Injury -- An acquired brain injury can affect a person’s speech and language. Communication impairments can range from difficulty speaking, understanding language, reading and writing. Changes can be obvious or subtle. They can affect not only communication, but personal relationships, employment, and community participation. This tip card describes common communication impairments and disorders after brain trauma. Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card

IRRITABILITY AND ANGER: After Brain Injury -- irritability and anger are common challenges after brain injury. They can affect relationships with family, caregivers, friends, and coworkers. This tip card helps survivors, families and caregivers recognize the early signs of irritability and anger. It includes tips with strategies for preventing and managing changes in irritability and anger. Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card

SENSORY HYPERSENSITIVITIES: After Brain Injury -- After brain injury, sensory hypersensitivities are a real concern and can contribute to fatigue and overload. This tip card helps survivors, families, and caregivers identify signs and symptoms of sensory hypersensitivities and offers coping strategies to overcome sensory overload, pain and fatigue. Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card

SLEEP: After Brain Injury -- Sleep disorders after brain injury are common. Sleep patterns can change after a brain injury or TBI, such as trouble falling and staying asleep, waking up too early in the morning and not being able to fall back to sleep. Post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD can make sleep disorders even more difficult for survivors and family. This tip card helps all survivors with sleep disorders understand the causes, symptoms and available treatments. It includes tips and strategies for coping with sleep disorders. Click Here for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this Tip Card

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