Princeton University Library Catalog

Optimizing cognitive rehabilitation : effective instructional methods / McKay Moore Sohlberg , Lyn S. Turkstra.

Author:
Sohlberg, McKay Moore [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Guilford Press, c2011.
Description:
xii, 292 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Summary note:
"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 an individualized training plan. They provide 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 8 1/2" x 11" size"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-285) and index.
Contents:
Foundations Introduction and Overview -- The Research Evidence -- The Learning Context: Beyond Practice (What They Didn't Teach You in Graduate School) -- The Training Framework: Plan, Implement, and Evaluate (PIE) -- The Training Procedures -- Training Facts and Concepts -- Training Functional Multistep Routines -- Training the Use of External Cognitive Aids -- Training the Use of Metacognitive Strategies -- Social Skills Training -- Conclusion: Now What?.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781609182007 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • 1609182006 (hardback : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2011005900
OCLC:
703790429
Related name:
RCP:
C - S