This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course will provide a brief overview of the principles and techniques used in cognitive rehabilitation of the pediatric population, and will provide a step by step guideline for the development of compensatory strategies and accommodations for persistent cognitive deficits. Several case studies will be discussed and practical strategy ideas will be reviewed for application in everyday cognitive rehabilitation treatment. (Part 2: Course 7963)
Course created on April 13, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 components of cognitive rehabilitation treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the steps to developing successful compensatory strategies.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 5 different compensatory strategies.
|5-20 Minutes||Components of cognitive rehabilitation|
|20-50 Minutes||Steps for development of compensatory strategies|
|50-80 Minutes||Case Studies -Practical strategies for use in treatment|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Stephanie Mayer Volker, M.S., CCC-SLP
Stephanie M. Volker is speech/language pathologist who specializes in providing cognitive rehabilitation to children and adolescents who have sustained an acquired brain injury. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology at Miami University in 1994 and 1995 respectively, and achieved Certified Brain Injury Specialist in 2005. She is currently employed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, serving children and adolescents with acquired brain injury as a clinician and Coordinator in the Division of Speech Language Pathology. She developed Cincinnati Children’s Outpatient Neurorehabilitation Team, one of only a few family-centered, collaborative, comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation programs for children and adolescents in the country, and currently serves as its Team Leader. Stephanie has lectured on a variety of topics related to ABI and cognitive rehabilitation in the adult and pediatric population at the local, state, and national level.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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