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Visual Neglect (Hemispatial Inattention) vs. Visual Field Cut (Homonymous Hemianopsia)

Published by <p>This handout explains the difference between visual neglect and visual field cut. It provides information about how they are different and ways to distinguish them. There are also some suggestions for treatment. Recommended for patients and their family to understand the difference between these two similar conditions with divergent treatment recommendations. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Visual Perceptual Skills

Published by <p>This handout breaks down the different types of visual perceptual skills and provides examples of potential functional deficits that might present in individuals with visual perceptual dysfunction. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Visual Closure Tasks

Published by <p>Visual closure skills are important for how we perceive our environment. This activity provides three methods for addressing visual closure deficits by having the patient match partial parts of an image to a whole, as well as select the correct partial piece of an image given multiple choices. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Visual Memory Treatment Task

Published by <p>This treatment task targets the visual memory recall abilities of your patient. The task challenges patients to recall not only the original placement of a unique image, but its new location within the picture scene according to a set of arrows. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Using Maps for Language Recovery

Published by <p>This utilizes maps for different functional language activities targeting verbal expression, auditory comprehension, reading comprehension, and written expression. Includes a basic map and a more advanced map to serve different cognitive levels. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Unilateral Neglect Task: Matching Pictures to Movie Titles

Published by <p>Features 9 pictures from classic movies with written movie titles. Cut out each box, place the pictures on the right side and the titles on the left. This task is designed to target bi-lateral visual attention for patients experiencing unilateral neglect. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Understanding Spatial Relationships

Published by <p>This therapy material allows the clinician to determine the patient’s accuracy with the visual-spatial relationships with these questions to locate target numbers among various shapes. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Three Low Vision Visual Attention Tasks for the Right Brain

Published by <p>These three tasks challenge the patient to attend to both the right and left sides of a page, alternating attention as needed, with all text designed to be appropriate for low-vision patients. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

The Lighthouse Strategy for Visual Scanning Training

Published by <p>This resource is an educational tool to improve visual scanning through the use of the lighthouse strategy. Research has found that implementation of this strategy with individuals who experience unilateral neglect improved safety and performance with route-finding, as well as with problem-solving tasks. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Table Setting Task for Unilateral Neglect

Published by <p>This resource uses table setting as a scanning and balance treatment for those with unilateral neglect. Offers education in scanning and a visual guide with a sample table setting for a patient to follow. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>