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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.


DASAT: Divided and Sustained Attention Task

Developed by James Japp, these therapeutic computer based activities support the cognitive rehabilitation and recovery of persons with challenges in divided and sustained attention, information processing, and working memory following acquired brain injury or a neurological degenerative condition. Tasks demand that the individual divides attention between two different types of information: 1) number, which is verbal in nature, and 2) color, which is visual in nature.

Watch a demonstration by clicking here.

This program runs only on a Windows platform -- XP/VISTA/Windows 7 or higher. It is not compatible with MAC.

Price: $120.00

DBT Made Simple – A Step-by-Step Guide to Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Originally developed for the treatment of borderline personality disorder, dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, has rapidly become one of the most popular and most effective treatments for all mental health conditions rooted in out-of-control emotions. However, there are limited resources for psychologists seeking to use DBT skills with individual clients. In the tradition of ACT Made Simple, DBT Made Simple provides clinicians with everything they need to know to start using DBT in the therapy room.
Item: DBTM
Price: $40.00

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.
Item: FTOV
Price: $1.00
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For Clinicians - The Practical Guide to Cognitive Rehabilitation: Overcoming Cognitive Neurological Impairments

This special edition for clinicians and therapists includes the printed workbook plus a flashdrive and stopwatch. The flashdrive includes all exercises and activities on PDF files that may be printed for use with multiple clients. The stopwatch is used to time specific exercises for clinical use. This package gives clinicians a versatile and comprehensive program that can be used in a variety of treatment settings with multiple clients and patients.

Developed by two neuropsychologists, it provides activities to assist persons with neurological impairments in the recovery process. Each section has activities and worksheets with a variety of visual and cognitive activities. Sections include orientation, attention and concentration, processing speed, memory, executive functions, language redevelopment, visual perception, anxiety and depression, and extra activities.

If you wish to purchase just the workbook The Practical Guide to Cognitive Rehabilitation. click here.

Price: $65.00

Functional Rehabilitation Activities Kit -- 2017, 3rd Edition

Brain injury rehabilitation manuals with functional activities on behavior, cognition, cognitive communication, leisure, activities of daily living for adolescents and adults with brain injury or other disabilities, and family rehabilitation activities.

There are six manuals in this Kit. They are Functional Rehabilitation Activities on Behavior, Cognition, Cognitive Communication, Activities of Daily Living and Leisure, and Family Rehabilitation Activities. Using a therapeutic style of interaction with a step-by-step format, someone with little or no experience working with persons with disabilities can pick up these manuals and be able to interact in a therapeutic manner while facilitating independence.

Item: FRKIT6
Price: $282.00

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" to listen to an recent interview by Barbara Stahura on how her husband's brain injury impacted them and how well he is doing in his recovery.

Item: JABI
Price: $1.00
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Learning and Cognitive Communication Challenges: Developing Educational Programs for Students with Brain Injuries

Cognitive communication - or how the student with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) thinks and learns – can challenge educators unfamiliar with TBI. This manual explains the dynamics of cognitive processes and classroom behaviors. Developmental challenges are explored with the increased language demands of English and Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, and Science.

Larning and Cognitive Communication Challenges is also available as an eBook click here.
Item: LCCC
Price: $10.00
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Living Life Fully after Brain Injury: A workbook for survivors, families and caregivers

Editors Robert Fraser, Ph.D., Kurt L. Johnson, Ph.D., CRC, and Kathleen Bell, M.D. , along with a impressive group of co-authors have compiled an impressive and practical workbook on the long journey of brain injury. Whether you are a civilian or veteran who has survived a brain injury, a family member or caregiver, a clinician, advocate, or direct care staff, you will find this workbook is a valuable resource and tool for living a full life after brain injury. It pulls together…

· Scientific information from evidence based research

· Range of topics from coma to living in the community

· Compelling personal vignettes to illustrate content

· Tools for personal assessment and practical strategies

· CD with worksheets for personal and professional use.

This is the publication that has been missing up to now in the field of acquired brain injury. With chapters by 19 national experts on brain injury, it is informative at a “cutting edge” level but presented in a format and writing style that is empowering and clear for individuals and families. A CD contains 46 worksheets that can be printed and used by survivors, families and clinicians.

Read an interview with author Richard Fraser.

Item: LVLF
Price: $35.00

Lost and Found: A survivor's guide for reconstructing life after brain injury

Coping with life after brain injury is not easy. This practical and user friendly workbook and guide for survivors and their families is packed with everyday strategies, tips and accommodations to address the cognitive challenges of daily life.

Based on the author’s experience as a survivor and as facilitator of hundreds of support groups, Barbara Webster gives tools and methods for overcoming challenges, envisioning goals, and continuing the healing process at home and in the community.

This collection of “brain injury survivor wisdom” gives users a wide array of compensatory strategies and cognitive techniques that can be used each day, no matter where one is in the journey of recovery. The workbook comes with a CD or flashdrive to print all forms and worksheets.

Item: LFSG
Price: $30.00

Manual Terapeutico para el Adulto con Dificultades delHabla y Lenguaje, Tomo 1 Una seleccion de materiales de edtimulo

Spanish translation of Katherine Kilpatrick's popular Therapy Guide for Language and Speech Disorders. As a portable treatment tool for therapists, this therapy guide plus flash drive has hundreds of worksheets with cognitive communication activities ranging from simple to complex levels. There are exercises and activities for comprehension, speech and language, writing, number skills, speech production, gestures plus word communication charts. The large print is helpful for persons with visual difficulties and/or cognitive challenges and is suitable for a wide age range including adolescents, adults, veterans and elderly persons with neurological injuries or impairments due to head trauma, brain tumor, brain infection, or stroke.
Comes with manual and flashdrive.
Item: KK1SP
Price: $75.00