Filled with practical insights and advice for care partners, an easy-to-follow protocol for practicing Spaced Retrieval, this book also provides screening and program forms also available as downloadable PDFs, and advice and tools for developing visual cuing. With proper supports in place, people with memory loss can be taught to remember information and even learn tasks that will promote their independence.
This practical guide takes a fresh approach to Spaced Retrieval, teaching this innovative process step by step so you can better assist people in learning important actions and information, such as when to take medications or how to use a walker. Spaced retrieval step by step: an evidence-Based Memory Intervention describes a simple, safety, effective process that can significantly improve people’s daily performance, and confidence.
. Speech-language pathologists, occupational and physical therapists, as well as family members, and home care professionals at all levels, nurses, can use Spaced Retrieval to positively impact the lives of people with memory loss. With this proven memory-training strategy, with practice, you help people learn and store specific information that, can be easily accessed and retrieved.
An additional feature is an instructive timeline that illustrates the historical breadth and depth of research supporting this useful strategy. Illustrative case examples throughout demonstrate the numerous ways Spaced Retrieval can be used to help people with memory loss eliminate repetitive questioning, improve recall of important facts, increase safety, reduce anxiety, and much more.
Memory and Communication Aids for People with Dementia
Full-color illustrations and simple instructions for creating various memory and communication tools are included. Speech-language pathologists, activity directors, occupational and physical therapists, direct care staff, and family members interacting with adults with memory impairments will welcome this practical and life-enhancing resource.
Help people with memory loss communicate and function more independently with the useful memory aids in this book, and electronic memory aids to improve communication, written, discover how to use these visual, independence, with accompanying downloadable resources! Presenting a wide array of evidence-based examples, and quality of life for people with dementia and related memory impairments.
These memory aids help convey the needs and preferences to care partners and increase engagement and social interaction. From low-tech options such as memory wallets, memo boards, answers to common questions, and reminder cards to high-tech options such as tablets or smartphones, planners, these simple but powerful tools help to provide conversation prompts, and reminders for daily living.
. Abundant examples of useful content and formats are supplemented by more than 30 downloadable guides and templates to use or customize.
The Home Health SLP Handbook: Everything you need to provide speech therapy to adults in the home health setting.
The home health slp handbook is the one resource that any Speech-Language Pathologist needs to become a home health therapist for adults. Includes 100+ pages of practical treatment guides, all evidence-based! The handbook also comes with practical guides including: Home Visit Safety, 60+ pages of patient handouts, and 30+ pages of evaluation forms, How to Complete an Oasis Evaluation, and Documentation Examples.
Montessori: A Modern Approach: The Classic Introduction to Montessori for Parents and Teachers
Montessori: a modern approach has been called the single best book for anyone -- educator, childcare professional, and especially parent -- seeking answers to the questions: What is the Montessori method? Are its revolutionary ideas about early childhood education relevant to today's world? And most important, especially for today's dual-career couples.
Is a montessori education right for my child?paula polk lillard writes both as a trained educators and as a concerned parent -- she has many years as a public school teacher, but it was her enthusiasm for the education her own child experienced in a Montessori school that led her to become a leading voice in the Montessori movement in this country.
Her book offers the clearest and most concise statement of the Montessori method of child development and education available today. Schocken Books Inc.
Creative Connections in Dementia Care: Engaging Activities to Enhance Communication
Each art activity is failure-free and does not require memory skills to complete. Creativity is preserved in dementia long after other abilities are lost, so that making art provides rich opportunities for meaningful engagement for people with this disease. People with dementia enjoy valuable benefits when they actively engage in a creative activity: ? stress is reduced ? memories can be accessed ? mood and self-esteem are elevated ? a sense of personal identity and achievement is experienced To help create these opportunities, Creative Connections™ in Dementia Care provides 10 basic art project “recipes, as well as colorful, instructions, ” detailing supplies, and activity modifications, step-by-step photographs that show how to demonstrate and lead the activity for the person with dementia.
Bring joy and a powerful sense of connection to the lives of people experiencing dementia with this one-of-a-kind guide! Schocken Books Inc. Creative connections™ in dementia care provides care partners with the knowledge and easy-to-follow steps they need to successfully implement art projects in a group or one-on-one setting―and no art experience is required! Written for anyone who cares for a person with dementia―family members, friends, interactions, task breakdown, and professionals― this how-to guide is packed with guidance to help enhance communication, and problem-solving efforts while also encouraging the abilities of each participant.
You Say Goodbye and We Say Hello: The Montessori Method for Positive Dementia Care
Schocken Books Inc. Follow tom and karen brenner as they help people living with dementia, their families and caregivers navigate this challenging condition using techniques first developed by Maria Montessori. This positive and inspiring book values the person being cared for and offers methods and strategies to engage them and help families and caregivers connect.
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I Care: A Handbook for Care Partners of People with Dementia
Used book in Good Condition. I care is just what the health care community has been waiting for to fill the void for people caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Dr stephen jones, specialty geriatric medicine greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT "It's exciting that a book is now available specifically to help caregivers navigate the difficulties encountered in caring for someone suffering with cognitive impairments.
I care covers: minimizing the care partner's fears, and stress Managing changes in communication, frustrations, memory loss and behavior using best care techniques Making the home safe and supportive Understanding changes in brain function Addressing financial and legal issues And much more. I care provides a sense of real hope that quality of life issues will not necessarily diminish when effective care management principles are adopted.
Marc wortmann, executive Director Alzheimer's Disease International Schocken Books Inc. I care is a gold medal winner in the 23rd annual National Mature Media Awards Program. This award winning book will both inspire and educate care partners of people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias to make the most of each day! Care partners will see their loved one as a whole person with strengths and abilities, which will promote greater independence and self-sufficiency for the person with dementia.
The Brain Injury Workbook: Exercises for Cognitive Rehabilitation Speechmark Practical Therapy Manual
It contains over 140 cognitive rehabilitation exercises - tailored for memory, thinking skills, executive functions, awareness and insight, and emotional adjustment. Evolved from working with head injured groups at Headway and those attempting to return to work, comprehensive and photocopiable workbook for professionals, this is a rich, carers and clients.
Used book in Good Condition. Suitable for both individuals and groups, it includes questionnaires for clients to complete with or without help and quizzes to evaluate and encourage information retention. In addition, the head-injured person themselves can work through the book on their own. Primarily for professionals where exercises or handout sheets can be photocopied and used therapeutically, The Brain Injury Workbook can also be used by carers or family members to provide stimulating activities for a head-injured person.
It provides more than 40 information sheets on key problem areas, with questions for the reader, designed to educate and stimulate thinking and discussion. Schocken Books Inc.
Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Evidence-Based Intervention Strategies for Communication and Social Interactions CLI
With contributions from 25 top autism experts across multiple disciplines, practical requirements, this student-friendly text gives slps a thorough introduction to 12 widely used evidence-based interventions, each chapter clearly lays out key details on each intervention's theoretical and empirical basis, applications for both children and adults, including augmentative and alternative communication strategies the Developmental Individual-Difference Relationship Based DIR® model Enhanced Milieu Teaching functional communication training joint action routines peer mediated support strategies Picture Exchange Communication System Pivotal Response Treatment Social Stories™ video modeling applications To help readers find the information they need and compare interventions easily, components, and considerations for children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
With this practical, expertly organized textbook, tomorrow's SLPs will expertly choose and apply interventions that improve the communication and social skills of people with autism spectrum disorders. This accessible textbook gives SLPs the in-depth knowledge they need to evaluate, choose, and apply today's best interventions for communication and social interactions.
Used book in Good Condition. Treatment of autism spectrum Disorders is a part of the Communication and Language Intervention Series Schocken Books Inc. Brief, illustrative video clips and case studies show the interventions in action, and helpful learning activities prepare SLPs to make sound decisions in scenarios they're likely to encounter in the field.
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Deductive Reasoning Exercises for Attention and Executive Functions: Real-Life Problem Solving
The book is made up of deductive reasoning exercises with set instructions, and organizational supports including grids, questions, clues, calendars, and lists. Used book in Good Condition. Deductive reasoning exercises for attention and Executive Functions: Real Life Problem Solving is a workbook intended for speech-language pathologists and other clinicians working with clients with cognitive-linguistic impairments.
Used book in Good Condition. The exercises require no preparation or additional materials and can be used for the following purposes: a address specific goals such as attention, working memory, executive functions, and visuospatial skills; b provide drills with specific metacognitive strategies; and c target insight through mimicking real-life activities that may be more challenging after a brain injury or change in medical status.
. The objective is to provide therapy and home program materials based on real life situations to target specific skills identified by the clinician, practice compensatory strategies, and address insight into deficits. A variety of themes are presented so that clinicians can select exercises based on the client's interest and personal experience, and a variety of levels are included to both fit the needs of a range of clients as well as the needs of individual clients as they progress.
Key features: 64 individual exercises with 4 levels of difficulty for both teens and adults Open-ended exercises with the option for individual client variables and choices Group exercises designed for a group of four clients with a clinician facilitator Answer key Purchase of this text comes with complimentary access to supplementary PDFs of all exercises on a PluralPlus companion website Schocken Books Inc.
Pediatric Swallowing and Feeding: Assessment and Management, Third Edition
New to the third Edition: Maureen A. They have recruited an outstanding group of contributors for this newest edition. Pediatric swallowing and feeding: Assessment and Management, Third Edition provides information to practitioners interested in and involved with children who demonstrate swallowing and feeding disorders.
Ruben, md, faap, facs distinguished university professor departments of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Pediatrics Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, New York Schocken Books Inc. This edition stresses the need for team approaches and also documents the use of virtual teams .
. Pediatric swallowing and feeding: assessment and Management, Third Edition is the fundamental holistic source for all healthcare providers providing the care for swallowing and feeding in children. This book will be utilized by all caring for children with feeding and swallowing problems throughout the world.
World health organization who description of an international Classification of Functioning, and Health ICF sets the stage for an in-depth discussion of clinical feeding evaluation procedures, interpretation, Disability, and management decision making. The previous editions have been and now this updated third edition continues to be the standard source for the information concerning diagnosis and care of these children.