Kathryn J. Tomlin
With 300 pages of exercises, you'll use this book for almost every client who needs help with attention, memory, sequential thought, and reasoning.
Written in the best-selling format of the Workbook of Activities for Language and Cognition series, these activities have:
- easy-to-read format
- simple, concise language
- consistent progression of complexity within and between tasks
- application to a wide range of acquired cognitive-language disorders
Activities are organized into five skill areas:
- Attention and ConcentrationSimple, engaging activities help clients increase their attention and concentration. Tasks include beginner-level math problems, word-search puzzles, crossword puzzles, and visual scanning exercises.
- Memory for General InformationClients access remote memory to answer questions. Skills in concrete and abstract reasoning, comprehension of sentences and short paragraphs, and word retrieval are reinforced.
- Visual and Auditory MemoryLearn memory strategies such as associations, chaining, and sequencing items. Thirty pages of practice materials are included.
- Sequential ThoughtImprove organization by sequencing letters to form words; words in sentences; and the steps in completing daily activities.
- ReasoningThis section has 100 pages of activities to improve reasoning, problem-solving, and personal insight. The task content progresses from concrete to abstract in this general order: concrete and abstract categorization, logical conclusions, similarities and differences, opposites, inconsistencies in sentences, analogies, word deduction, proverbs, stating the problem, improving a situation, consequences, positive and negative viewpoints, multiple character viewpoints, and deduction puzzles.
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301 pages 8.5 x 11 softcover 2002