Optimizing Cognitive Rehabilitation: Effective Instructional Methods by Mckay Moore SohlbergOptimizing Cognitive Rehabilitation: Effective Instructional Methods by Mckay Moore Sohlberg

Optimizing Cognitive Rehabilitation: Effective Instructional Methods

byMckay Moore Sohlberg, Lyn S. TurkstraEditorMckay Moore Sohlberg

Hardcover | May 17, 2011

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Rehabilitation professionals face a key challenge when working with clients with acquired cognitive impairments: how to teach new skills to individuals who have difficulty learning. Unique in its focus, this book presents evidence-based instructional methods specifically designed to help this population learn more efficiently. The expert authors show how to develop, implement, and evaluate and individualized training plan. They privde practical guidelines for teaching multistep procedures, cognitive strategies, the use of external aids, and more. User-friendly features include 17 sample worksheets and forms; blank forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient full-page size.
McKay Moore Sohlberg, PhD, CCC-SLP, is Full Professor at the University of Oregon, in Eugene, where she directs the master's and PhD training programs in Communication Disorders and Sciences. She is widely known for her pioneering work in the field of cognitive rehabilitation, having authored numerous journal articles, two leading text...
Title:Optimizing Cognitive Rehabilitation: Effective Instructional MethodsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:292 pages, 19.41 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:May 17, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1609182006

ISBN - 13:9781609182007


Table of Contents

I. Foundations1. Introduction and Overview2. The Research Evidence3. The Learning Context: Beyond Practice (What They Didn't Teach You in Graduate School), withRik LemoncelloandEva van Leer4. The Training Framework: Plan, Implement, and Evaluate (PIE)II. The Training Procedures5. Training Facts and Concepts6. Training Functional Multistep Routines7. Training the Use of External Cognitive Aids8. Training the Use of Metacognitive Strategies9. Training Social SkillsConclusion: Now What?