This therapy material provides two methods for practicing and improving nonverbal social skills. It is appropriate for people with a brain Injury, dementia, young adult autism, or developmental delays. This pairs well with the handout Social Cues.
This handout details different social cues to be aware of to help aid clients with social participation and appropriateness. It is appropriate for people with a brain Injury, dementia, young adult autism, or developmental delays. This pairs well with the therapy material Social Cues In Practice.
This material addresses community safety by identifying signs, symbols, sounds, etc. in the community and their meanings. Car horn: Ambulance Tornado alarm Smoke detector (may be found in some community settings) Emergency broadcast system Hurricane siren Earthquake siren Fire drill (school or other older building) Fire alarm (commercial/medical building) Airplane alert
This material addresses delayed recall with visual memory using a storytelling strategy. Video on how to use this resource: Magliano, J. P., Larson, A. M., Higgs, K., & Loschky, L. C. (2016). The relative roles of visuospatial and linguistic working memory systems in generating inferences during visual narrative comprehension. Memory & Cognition, 44, 207-219.
June 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This therapy activity challenges an individual to determine what information is relevant or irrelevant to the passage’s main idea. Video on how to use this resource: