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Principles of Neuroplasticity

April 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource provides key principles of neuroplasticity with considerations to incorporate into treatment to maximize improvement through neuroplasticity. Kleim, J. A., & Jones, T. A. (2008). Principles of experience-dependent neural plasticity: implications for rehabilitation after brain damage. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 51(1), S225–S239.
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Cognitive Strategies Framework for Cleaning and Home Organization

April 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This is a framework for cognitive strategies while referencing a functional spring cleaning and home organization checklist to improve independence and accuracy for patients with cognitive communication deficits that impact attention, organization, problem-solving, and executive function tasks. Gopi Y, Wilding E, Madan CR. Memory rehabilitation: restorative, specific knowledge acquisition, compensatory, and holistic approaches. Cogn Process. […]
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Password Logbook Memory Strategy

April 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource is a compensatory memory strategy for people with a brain injury, providing a space to keep all login and password information organized.
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Returning to Reading: Adaptive Supports

April 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout discusses different types of strategies and resources you can use to help with improving your ability to read, whether it be a book or signs in your environment.
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Reaction Time + Driving

March 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This therapy material provides simple education on reaction time and how it is associated with driving as well therapy activities that can improve reaction time, and a handout portion covering driving tips to combat slower reaction time.
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Plateau: Is My Recovery from Brain Injury Over

February 29, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This material busts the myth of a person’s recovery plateauing after a brain injury and explains how the environment can have a positive or negative impact. Frasca, D., Tomaszczyk, J., McFadyen, B.J., & Green, R.E.(2013). Traumatic brain injury and post-acute decline: what role does environmental enrichment play? A scoping review. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7. […]
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