Vision, Perception, and Cognition: A Manual For The Evaluation And Treatment Of The Adult With Acquired Brain Injury by Barbara ZoltanVision, Perception, and Cognition: A Manual For The Evaluation And Treatment Of The Adult With Acquired Brain Injury by Barbara Zoltan

Vision, Perception, and Cognition: A Manual For The Evaluation And Treatment Of The Adult With…

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Hardcover | January 18, 2007

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This concisely structured text expertly addresses clinical reasoning and decision making for the entire evaluation and treatment process of the adult with acquired brain injury. Provided are theorectical information, quidelines for both static and dynamic assessment, information on specific standardized evaluations, guidelines for adaptive and restorative treatmentbased on described theoretical and evidence-based information, and information on environmental impact of client performance.
Barbara Zoltan, MA, OTR/L is a consultant in Southern California. She obtained her bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University and her master's degree from the University of Southern California. She holds certifications in both sensory integration and neurodevelopmental treatment and has served on the editorial boar...
Title:Vision, Perception, and Cognition: A Manual For The Evaluation And Treatment Of The Adult With…Format:HardcoverDimensions:338 pages, 10 × 7 × 1.25 inPublished:January 18, 2007Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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Table of Contents


About the Author

Chapter 1: Theoretical and Additional Factors Guiding Evaluation and Treatment

Section I: Theoretical Basis
Theory as a Basis for Evaluation and Treatment
Frames of Reference Utilizing a Restorative Conceptual Base: Bottom-Up Approaches
Frames of Reference Utilizing an Adaptive Conceptual Base: Top-Down Approaches
Section II: Additional Factors Guiding Evaluation and Treatment
Client-Centered Practice
Client and Family Education
The Client's Learning Capacity and Its Influence on Performance
Evidence-Based Practice
Clinical Reasoning

Chapter 2: General Evaluation Issues
Top-Down and Bottom-Up Assessments
Occupation-Based Evaluations
Quantitative (Static) Assessment
Qualitative Assessment
Clinical Observation
Dynamic Assessment
Test Reliability
Test Validity
Test Scoring
Administration of Tests
Evaluation Choice

Chapter 3: Visual Processing Skills
Modified Information Processing Theory
Warren's Hierarchal Model of Visual Processing
Evaluation and Treatment of Visual Skills
General Guidelines for Visual Processing Skills Evaluation
Pupillary Response
Visual Acuity
Contrast Sensitivity
Ocular Alignment
Visual Fields
Oculomotor Control
Visual Fixation
Saccadic Eye Movements
Smooth Pursuit Eye Movements
Organized Scanning
Convergence and Accommodation
Visual Inattention
Visual/Vestibular Processing

Chapter 4: Apraxia
Ideomotor Apraxia
Ideational Apraxia
Limb-Kinetic Apraxia
Oral Apraxia
Constructional Apraxia
Dressing Apraxia

Chapter 5: Body Scheme Disorders
Body Scheme
Unilateral Body Neglect
Right-Left Discrimination
Finger Agnosia

Chapter 6: Visual Discrimination Skills
Form Discrimination
Depth Perception (Stereopsis)
Figure-Ground Perception
Spatial Relations
Topographical Disorientation
Additional Test Batteries of Visual Discrimination/Perception

Chapter 7: Agnosia
Visual Agnosia
Visual Object Agnosia
Color Agnosia
Visual-Spatial Agnosia
Environmental Agnosia
Tactile Agnosia
Auditory Agnosia
Agnosias Related to Body-Scheme Disorders

Chapter 8: Orientation and Attention

Chapter 9: Memory
Sensory, Perceptual, and Working Memory
Implicit and Explicit Memory
Declarative and Nondeclarative (Procedural) Memory
Prospective Memory
Semantic and Episodic Memory
Long-Term Memory

Chapter 10: Executive Function
Executive Function

Section I: Evaluation and Treatment of Self-Awareness and Monitoring
Section II: Evaluation and Treatment of Executive Function
Planning and Organization
Problem Solving
Decision Making
Mental Flexibility
Generalization and Transfer

Section III: Occupation-Based Evaluations of Executive Function
Chapter 11: Acalculia

Chapter 12: Factors That Influence the Client's Vision, Perception, and Cognition
The Relationship of Age to Visual, Perceptual, and Cognitive Evaluation and Treatment
Sleep Disorders
Behavior and Personality Changes
Additional Factors Affecting Performance

Chapter 13: The Use of Computers and Computerized Technology in Visual Perceptual, and Cognitive Retraining
Computerized Technology

Appendix A: Common Statistical Terms and Analyses Used in Clinical Research Studies
Appendix B: Evaluation Index
Appendix C: Glossary of Terms