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Loss of Financial Management Independence After Brain Injury: Survivors’ Experiences (2016)

June 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
The aim of this study was to understand participants’ experiences of financial management after acquired brain injuries. Participants were included if they had a moderate to severe acquired brain injury at least one year earlier, 18 years or older, living in the community, and reported having primary or joint responsibility for financial management tasks before […]
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Minimum Wage Activity

June 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This activity addresses money management and reasoning skills with an emphasis on real-world challenges. Video on how to use this resource:
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Financial Management: Wants vs. Needs

April 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource works on cognition and money management skills by focusing on wants versus needs with spending. Video on how to use this resource:
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Help Me Tell You What I Want: Decisional Capacity, Neurogenic Speech and Language Impairments, and the Law (2018)

March 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
The article explained two terms, competence and decisional capacity, and how they are often mistakenly used interchangeably. Competence is the formal court adjudication regarding a person’s right to decide for themselves. Decisional capacity is the working, practical extralegal clinical judgment about a person’s ability to make autonomous choices about a specific matter during a particular […]
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SLP’s Role in Determining Patient Decision-Making Capacity

March 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This material provides information on how speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are trained and qualified to play a vital role in determining a person’s decision-making capacity. Video on how to use this resource: Ganzini, L., Volicer, L., Nelson, W.A., Fox, E., & Derse, A.R. (2004). Ten myths about decision-making capacity. Journal of American Medicine, 5(4), 263-267. Palmer, […]
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Sharing the Cost

January 6, 2022 by Megan Berg.
This is a high-level cognitive activity that provides a scenario for calculating expenses for a group of friends going out to dinner and enjoying an entertainment event. 
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