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Moving Towards Neurodiversity

October 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
Current society is still very much in the “normal vs. abnormal” mindset when it comes to neurological differences. This handout is designed with parents/caregivers in mind and provides the basics of the concept of neurodiversity. It is presented in contrast to the current dominant normal vs. abnormal model.
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Comprehensive Assessment Tools for Pediatric TBI

April 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This clinical reference is utilized to determine how to create, implement, and track progress using non-standardized assessment tools for children with a traumatic brain injury. Video on how to use this resource: Fuentes, M. M., Wang, J., Haarbauer-Krupa, J., Yeates, K. O., Durbin, D., Zonfrillo, M. R., … & Rivara, F. P. (2018). Unmet rehabilitation […]
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Nonstandardized Assessment of Cognitive-Communication Abilities Following Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: A Scoping Review (2021)

February 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
As a field, we continue to learn more about pediatric traumatic brain injury (pTBI) year after year. The goals of this paper were to describe and synthesize existing research on nonstandardized assessment of cognitive-communication impairment in children with TBI and to identify gaps in the literature in order to inform future research. Researchers looked at […]
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Discharge Checklist

February 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This checklist can be utilized to ensure appropriate, thoughtful, and thorough discharge planning for anyone on your caseload.
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Trauma-Informed Care in Clinical Practice

May 6, 2022 by Ashley Zhinin.
This course furthers participants’ understanding of the principles of trauma-informed care and the neurobiological impacts of exposure to trauma across the lifespan. Participants will learn about the challenges individuals with trauma history face when accessing healthcare and how to utilize a range of personal and organizational practices to implement trauma-informed healthcare services.
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