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Cognition after Head Injury in Adults and Veterans

Cognition after Head Injury in Adults and Veterans

Tip cards with information on effects of head injury on cognition

A head injury can cause changes in cognition with altered executive skills such as reasoning, problem solving, and judgment. Cognitive changes can affect an adult's or veteran's ability to find a job or return to work, to study in college, and to get along with friends and family.

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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.

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Changes in Self Awareness after brain injury

The survivor’s 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 “nothing has changed” 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.

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Cognition and Behavior Tool Kit

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: FUNCTIONAL 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

70 TIP CARDS Supply of 5 tip cards each on 14 topics filled with strategies for attention, behavior, self-awareness, cognition, executive function, fatigue and overload, journaling, memory, memory strategies, communication, confabulation, irritability and anger, sensory hypersensitivities, and sleep. Great for patient and staff education.

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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.
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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.

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Confabulation: After brain injury, what’s it mean?

When the survivor says things that are not accurate and is unaware that statements are untrue, families and caregivers are often confused and frustrated. Confabulation is related to changes in memory after a brain injury. But it is often misunderstood and the survivor is accused of lying. This tip card helps individuals, families and caregivers understand what causes confabulation, what to do about it and how to help the survivor. Author Dr. Tom Novack explains that confabulation is often a recollection of events that occurred in the past; however, they are not being recalled fully or in the proper time frame or sequence.
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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.

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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.
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Memory after a 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.

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Memory and Learning after Brain Injury

Memory is an incredible gift that many take for granted. Memories allow an individual to mentally re-experience past events. This Tip Card by Kimberly Hutchinson, PhD, and Larry Dilks, Ph.D, identifies three realms of memory, and then, determines how interference with the physical process of making memories often results in memory loss. In this Tip Card, you learn how to develop ways to improve memory and learning.

This Tip Card is one of a set of four from the authors. The other three Tip Cards are: 

Take some time to look at them. You will want them as a part of your collection.

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