Key Features

  • Evidence-based intervention tables focus on improving daily function through proven methods.
  • Summary tables highlight each assessment’s clinical utility and pyschometric properties to provide you with the tools you need to choose the best assessment for each patient.
  • An entire chapter on Application of Concepts features five case studies, each discussing background data and medical record review, evaluation findings, assessments, long-term goals, short-term goals, and interventions/functional activities to help you apply the theories and principles from the book to real-world situations.
  • Handy learning aids including Key Terms, Learning Objectives, and Review Questions help you remember important information.

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation

2. General Considerations: Evaluations and Interventions for Those Living with Functional Limitations Secondary to Cognitive and Perceptual Impairments

3. Managing Visual and Spatial Impairments to Optimize Function

4. Self-Awareness and Insight: Foundations for Intervention

-Appendix 4-1. Evidence-Based Practice for Awareness Interventions

5. Managing Apraxia to Optimize Function

-Appendix 5-1. Evidence-Based Interventions for Apraxia Focused on Improving Daily Function

6. Managing Unilateral Neglect to Optimize Function

-Appendix 6-1. Evidence-Based Interventions for Neglect Focused on Improving Daily Function

7. Managing Agnosias to Optimize Function

-Appendix 7-1. Evidence-Based Practice for Agnosia Interventions

8. Managing Attention Deficits to Optimize Function

-Appendix 8-1. Evidence-Based Interventions Focused on Improving Activity Performance and Participation for those with Attention Impairments

9. Managing Memory Deficits to Optimize Function

-Appendix 9-1. Evidence-Based Interventions for Memory Loss Focused on Improving Daily Function

10. Managing Executive Function Impairments to Optimize Function

-Appendix 10-1. Evidence-Based Interventions for Impairments of Executive Functions Focused on Improving Daily Function

11. Application of Concepts: Case Studies

Appendix A. The Glasgow Coma Scale

Appendix B. Rancho Levels of Cognitive Functioning Revised and The Family Guide to the Rancho Levels of Cognitive Functioning Revised


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