Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), Optimizing Function

Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

Optimizing Function

By Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA, Associate Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy, Programs in Occupational Therapy, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons; Honarary Adjunct Associate Professor of Movement Sciences and Education, Teachers College, New York, NY


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