Cognition after Brain Injury Tool Kit

Cognition after Brain Injury Tool Kit

Samantha Backhaus, Kathleen R. Bell, Erica Blomberg, Roberta DePompei, Tami Guerrier, Flora Hammond, Kathryn Kilpatrick, Marilyn Lash, Barbara A. Messenger, Thomas Novack, Jennifer Papa Llado, McKay Moore Sohlberg, Barbara Stahura, Barbara Webster, Niki Ziarnek
Combining practical strategies, educational information, and therapy activities, this Tool Kit on cognition after brain injury gives clinicians tools for treatment and rehabilitation of acquired and traumatic brain injury (TBI) in in-patient, out-patient and community settings. Contains 2 therapy manuals with activities for cognition and cognitive communication. Supply of 60 tip cards for families, patients, caregivers and staff address effects of brain injury on attention, self awareness, compensatory strategies, communication, confabulation, fatigue, irritability, journaling, memory, sensory hypersensitivities, and sleep.
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Full Description

This inclusive kit provides the foundation for a cognitive rehabilitation program that focuses on helping individuals maximize their abilities with hands on tools that are based on clinical experience and best practices. This comprehensive kit includes...

Cognitive Functional Rehabilitation Activity Manual

Cognitive Communication: Functional Activities Manual

Tip cards are effective tools to educate clients, patients, caregivers and families as well as staff about brain injury. They are filled with checklists and strategies on specific areas affecting cognition. Five tip cards of each title below are included.

Attention after Brain Injury

Changes in Self Awareness after Brain Injury

Cognition: Compensatory Strategies after Brain Injury

Communicating with an Adult after Brain Injury

Confabulation: After Brain Injury, Whatís It Mean?

Fatigue and Overload: Strategies for Preventing Shutdowns and Meltdowns

Irritability and Anger after Brain Injury

Journaling after Brain Injury

Memory after Brain Injury

Memory Strategies after Brain Injury

Sensory Hypersensitivities

Sleep after Brain

Pages Full Kit includes 2 manuals with CDs to print activities and scoresheets and 60 tip cards.
Year Fourth edition, 2014


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.

As a Behavior Rehabilitation Therapist at the Center for Comprehensive Services (CCS), MENTOR Network, with survivors of traumatic brain injury, Ms Messenger is a certified disability analyst and certified rehabilitation counselor. Her experience includes individual, group and marital counseling as well as vocational rehabilitation counseling and case management.

McKay Moore Sohlberg, Ph.D.

Dr. Sohlberg is a nationally recognized leader in the field of traumatic brain rehabilitation. For the past 21 years she has worked as a clinician, researcher and administrator in the development of programs to assist individuals with brain injury to reintegrate into the community at maximal levels of independence. The types of intervention programs that she has developed and about which she has conducted research have become model programs adopted by rehabilitation centers throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Dr. Sohlberg received her masterís degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences and her PhD in Educational Psychology at the University of Washington. She is currently professor in the Communication Disorders Program at the University of Oregon. She conducts clinical research aimed at developing and evaluating methods to help adolescents and adults manage cognitive changes after brain injury.

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 many years, and has experience as a direct care staff, rehabilitation therapist, case manager, and most recently as a speech-language pathologist.


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Cognition Functional Rehabilitation Activity Manual

Cognitive Communication Rehabilitation Activity Manual

Tip Cards on Cognition

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