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Author Tondat-Ruggeri, Lynn.

Title The thinking skills workbook : a cognitive skills remediation manual for adults / by Lynn Tondat-Ruggeri, Mary Languirand, John L. Caruso
Edition Third edition
Published Springfield, Ill. : C.C. Thomas, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 273 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introducation -- Understanding the recovery process -- Preparation and pretest -- Training modules : Paying attention and reading ; Concentrating on detail ; Listening, scheduling, and time management ; Memory in everyday living ; Other important skills ; Sorting and classifying ; Sequencing and logic ; Verbal skills ; Math skills -- Maintaining wellness -- Mood and thinking -- Posttest and concluding comments
Summary This new Third Edition is designed for use with adults who have suffered a stroke or other brain injury or who are affected by the aging process. While the fundamental format covering such skill areas as visual scanning, reading, observing, information acquisition, listening, memory, and abstract reasoning has remained the same, each of the individual training sections has been revised and updated with additional exercises and teacher suggestions; there are also several entirely new sections
Notes Print version record
Subject Brain damage -- Patients -- Rehabilitation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Cognition disorders -- Patients -- Rehabilitation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Brain Injuries -- rehabilitation.
Cognition Disorders -- rehabilitation.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Caruso, John L.
Languirand, Mary A.
ISBN 0398083312 (electronic bk.)
9780398083311 (electronic bk.)