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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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Aphasia Institute’s Living with Aphasia: Framework for Outcome Measurement (AFROM)

February 29, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
Living with Aphasia: Framework for Outcome Measurement (A-FROM) was developed with values similar to the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia. This material provides background information regarding the four domains determined to contribute to quality of life with aphasia and how to better assess and treat these domains to improve overall life with aphasia. Kagan, A., […]
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Types of Strokes

February 29, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout provides simple information about the different types of strokes. Therapists can circle the types of stroke for each client/family member so that they can compare and understand differences.
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Refilling Medications

January 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This therapy material works on skills required for refilling medications.
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Attention to Detail: An Online or Paper Proofreading Task

January 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
Target skills such as sustained attention, alternating attention, judgment/reasoning, visual scanning, and more while independently proofreading a letter or utilizing AI tools to identify and correct errors. The letter is written at a high school reading level.
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Driving Readiness Self Assessment and Considerations

January 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
Use the following self-rating questions related to barriers to return to driving to assess self-awareness of limitations and guide discussion about aids, devices, and/or strategies that can assist with working toward the goal of operating a vehicle again. Coleman, R.D., Rapport, L.J., Ergh, T.C., Hanks, R.A., Ricker, J.H., & Millis, S.R. (2002). Predictors of driving […]
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