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Traumatic Brain Injury and Cognition

Information on Traumatic Brain Injury and Cognition

A traumatic brain injury, blast injury or concussion can affect cognition. Put simply, it can affect how a child, adult or veteran thinks and learns. This can have widespread effects on daily life, relationships, school, and work for survivors and families. These brain injury books provide information for the treatment of cognitive disorders after a concussion, traumatic brain injury or blast injury.

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Acquired Brain Injury Memory Exercises

The Acquired Brain Injury Memory Exercises Center (ABIME) features software with cognitive exercises for adolescents and adults with neurological impairments including traumatic brain injury and stroke. ABIME has six key components with exercises across a range of visual, verbal and spatial memory functions. They are 1) memory for numbers; 2) working visual memory; 3) short term visual memory; 4) visuospatial memory; 5) immediate verbal recall; and 6) delayed visual/verbal memory. Responses are computer tracked and scored for clinical use in assessment, treatment planning, cognitive rehabilitation and research.

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To view a video by Marty Ludas explaining how to perform each exercise, click here !
Item: ABIME
Price: $120.00
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Assessment Practices and Procedures in Children and Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Stephen R. Hooper gives an in-depth examination and discussion of how to assess the impact of traumatic brain injury on children and adolescents has a special focus on reintegrating students to school and the community. It is a much needed and valuable resource for rehabilitation clinicians, educators, psychologists, neuropsychologists and counselors in hospitals, schools, and private practice.

Pediatric neuropsychologist Dr. Stephen Hooper addresses the limitations of many current assessment methods with particular attention to the developmental impact of childhood trauma on cognition. He then provides a detailed framework by examining specific assessment constructs and procedures for motor functions, sensory functions, attention, language, visual processing, memory and learning, executive functions, and social and behavior functions. Each chapter has a special section on research findings and clinical practices for children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury (TBI) with recommendations for assessment procedures and measures with detailed tables for reference. This book is essential for all clinicians working with school age children.

Item: APPC
Price: $45.00
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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.

Item: ATTN
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Attention Process Training APT-3 A Direct Attention Training Program for Persons with Acquired Brain Injury

Developed by McKay Moore Sohlberg, Ph.D. and Catherine Mateer, Ph.D.the APT-3 includes an extensive range of attention exercises appropriate for people with mild to severe attention deficits due to acquired brain injuries. Target populations include adolescents, adults and veterans. Unlike the APT-1 and APT-2 programs, the APT-3 is a computer based program promoting efficient data collection and analyses and treatment planning. The Kit includes a USB drive with customized software that can be used on either a mac or PC. It includes 2 practice drives for clients. The program runs from the USB drive and does not stay on the user's computer. The manual contains a clinical overview, research evidence, discussion of therapy principles, and detailed instructions and guidelines for assessment and treatment. Also included on the Clinician Drive is PDF manual with sample scoresheets for all therapeutic activities and tasks.

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What is different about APT-3? > Click here for Q&A PDF file

What is the research evaluating APT-3? > Click here for research summary

Click here for APT3 Return Guidelines PDF file

Item: APT3
Price: $975.00
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Attention Process Training APT-3 High Level Encrypted Hardware Kit

The High Level Encrypted Hardware Kit for the APT3 includes 1 clinician drive and 2 practice drives, all using: FIPS 140-2 certified hardware encrypted USB drive that encrypts all data written USB using FIPS 140-2 certified standards (required by some government and private institutions)

If you purchased the standard APT 3 Kit and choose to upgrade for encrypted drives, this request MUST BE MADE within 30 days of purchase to apply your original purchase price as a credit toward the cost of new encrypted drives.

Please allow 3-4 weeks for encrypted drive orders.

Please note that APT 3 Kits are not returnable.

Item: APT3HEN
Price: $1,750.00
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Attention Process Training APT-3 Standard Encrypted Hardware Kit

Some companies and providers prohibit use of USB drives and / or require encryption for security. The Standard Encrypted Hardware Kit for the APT3 includes 1 clinician drive and 2 practice drives that encrypt all data written to the USB drives.

Please allow 3-4 weeks for encrypted drive orders.

If you purchased the standard APT 3 Kit and choose to upgrade for encrypted drives, this request MUST BE MADE within 30 days of purchase to apply your original purchase price as a credit toward the cost of new encrypted drives.

Please note that APT 3 Kits are not returnable.

Item: APT3SEN
Price: $1,500.00
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Brain Tips: Inspirational and Motivational Calendar

Many Survivors look for ways to exercise and strengthen memory and attention. Brain Tips Inspirational and Motivational Calendar encourages you all year long, as you use it year after year. This collection contains quotes to inspire people daily as well as tools and strategies to deal with the cognitive consequences of a brain that does not function as well as it once did. This could be from an injury or a variety of medical reasons including stress, illness, medication, menopause, radiation, chemotherapy or the effects of aging.

Item: BTCAL
Price: $25.00
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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.

Item: CSAW
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Cognition after Brain Injury Tool Kit

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.
Item: COGTK2
Price: $200.00
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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.

Item: COGTK4
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