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Functional Cognition: Book 4 – Spaced Retrieval

Hello SLPs (fellow medical / neuro lovers!) Today is the launch of the last book of the Functional Treatment for Everyday Cognition Series: Book 4 Spaced Retrieval! You’ve probably heard of this treatment technique — most popularly known for treatment in dementia, but did you know that it’s also recommended and supported in research as a memory treatment for neurogenic disorders (including stroke and TBI)?

If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, you know that I like to take more lengthy / complicated research and boil it down to small summaries that are useable, efficient, and of course FUNCTIONAL!  Book 4: Spaced Retrieval is in-line with my One-Click Series for Aphasia (VNeST, RET, SFA, CART, Script Training), so if you’ve enjoyed digesting those and using the easy handouts and documentation guides, read on! It’s hard to beat for only $5.

Psst: In case you missed it: The Functional Treatment for Everyday Cognition Series is part of my mission to bring affordable, understandable, efficient, evidence-based, useable, functional therapy materials to other SLPs.  If you have that deep-down knowledge/feeling that games and worksheets aren’t really cutting it for our neuro patients…. but aren’t sure what else to pass the time with in therapy, then this series if for you! Evidence tells us there are TONS of treatment methods we can apply to make a functional difference in our patients’ lives!

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Functional Cognition: Book 2- Step By Step Activities

It’s another week and another opportunity to use functional, evidence-based treatments for cognition. That’s right, it’s launch day for the next part of Functional Treatment for Everyday Cognition Series.

Book 2: Step-by-Step Activities. I love this book! You know how watching the Food Network doesn’t really make you a great chef? Or watching Tour de France doesn’t make you a better biker? Well, the same is true for people with brain injury learning to resume everyday activities. We can’t do worksheets or games and hope that real-life skills are going to magically improve. We have to actually DO the skills they want to improve! Book 2: Step-By-Step Activities walks you through (ha, pun intended!) the ways you can apply this evidence-based framework to multiple real-life needs for adult neuro patients across settings.

Psst: In case you missed it: The Functional Treatment for Everyday Cognition Series is part of my mission to bring affordable, understandable, efficient, evidence-based, useable, functional therapy materials to other SLPs.  If you have that deep-down knowledge/feeling that games and worksheets aren’t really cutting it for our neuro patients…. but aren’t sure what else to pass the time with in therapy, then this series if for you! Evidence tells us there are TONS of treatment methods we can apply to make a functional difference in our patients’ lives!

And now, on to Book 2: Step-by-Step Activities:

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Functional Cognition: Book 1- Goal Management Training

Hello fellow SLP’s! I’m so thrilled to say that Launch Day is here! (only slightly less exciting than my own impending baby delivery day!) Today I’m launching the start of the Functional Treatment for Everyday Cognition Series, with Book 1: Goal Management Training.

Last week I shared why Functional Treatment for Everyday Cognition matters: If you have that deep-down knowledge/feeling that games and worksheets aren’t really cutting it for our neuro patients…. but aren’t sure what else to pass the time with in therapy, then this series if for you! Evidence tells us there are TONS of treatment methods we can apply to make a functional difference in our patients’ lives!

To kick off my mission to bring affordable, understandable, efficient, evidence-based, useable, functional therapy materials to other SLPs, here’s what you need to know about Goal Management Training:

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One Click: Response Elaboration Training (RET)

If you are like me, you are busy treating patients during the day and can’t absorb a treatment protocol / prep materials / figure out who to use it with / figure out how to word things in documentation… all on your lunch break. It’s difficult to feel confident about using evidence-based treatments AND how to ensure they will be personally-relevant to the patient.

Here’s where the One Click series comes in: This series highlights various treatment protocols that are evidence-based, and I will provide everything you need to implement the therapy in just One Click (or 1 download!). They include a person-centered section to explain how you can use the materials in a person-centered way. If you’ve missed these quick, affordable series in the past, we’ve covered VNeST, CART, Script Training, and Semantic Feature Analysis!

Today we are talking about Response Elaboration Training (RET): See below for the RET protocol, key references, in-session therapy form, and documentation sample.

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One Click: Semantic Feature Analysis

If you are like me, you are busy treating patients during the day and can’t absorb a treatment protocol / prep materials / figure out who to use it with / figure out how to word things in documentation… all on your lunch break.

Here’s where the One Click series comes in: This series highlights various treatment protocols that are evidence-based, and I will provide everything you need to implement the therapy in just One Click (or 1 download!). They include a person-centered section to explain how you can use the materials in a person-centered way. So far, VNeSTCART, and RET, and Script Training have been covered.

Today we are talking about Semantic Feature Analysis–and not just regular SFA, but how (and why!) to use Personally-Relevant words as your stimuli!

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One Click: Script Training

If you are like me, you are busy treating patients during the day and can’t absorb a treatment protocol / prep materials / figure out who to use it with / figure out how to word things in documentation… all on your lunch break.

Here’s where the One Click series comes in: This series highlights various treatment protocols that are evidence-based, and I will provide everything you need to implement the therapy in just One Click (or 1 download!). They include a person-centered section to explain how you can use the materials in a person-centered way. So far, VNeSTCART, and RET have been covered.

Today we are talking about Script Training: With the upcoming holidays, this is the perfect time of year to incorporate meaningful goals through scripts that your Person can use with holiday gatherings!  See below for the Script Training Quick Reference Sheet, Holiday Script Ideas, and Key References. Everything else you need to start using Script Training in therapy can be found in the Script Training Packet.

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One Click: RET {Response Elaboration Training}

*Updated 4/18: This packet has been updated to include personally relevant stimuli and is no longer free! However, it is available for an affordable price in my store!

If you are like me, you are busy treating patients during the day and can’t absorb a treatment protocol / prep materials / figure out who to use it with / figure out how to word things in documentation… all on your lunch break.

Here’s where the One Click series comes in: This series highlights various treatment protocols that are evidence-based, and I will provide everything you need to implement the therapy in just One Click (or 1 download!). They include a person-centered section to explain how you can use the materials in a person-centered way. So far, VNeST and CART have been covered.

Today we are talking about Response Elaboration Training (RET): Best of all, the whole packet is FREE! See below for the RET protocol, key references, in-session therapy form, and documentation sample.

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One Click: CART (Copy And Recall Training)

If you are like me, you are busy treating patients during the day and can’t absorb a treatment protocol / prep materials / figure out who to use it with / figure out how to word things in documentation… all on your lunch break.

Here’s where The One Click series comes in. This series highlights various treatment protocols that are evidence-based, and I provide everything you need to implement the therapy in just One Click (or 1 download!). Each topic includes a person-centered section to explain how you can use the materials in a person-centered way.

Today we are talking about Copy And Recall Training (CART). Did you know this method has been applied to texting as well as writing? Talk about functional! If you’re new to CART, check out my free cheat sheet (below!)–it includes protocol for CART + repetition and CART for texting. I’ve also created a CART Packet with everything you need to use CART in speech therapy! {From customizable picture word lists that are a cinch, customizable homework sheets, in-session data tracking, documentation samples, and more!}

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One Click: VNeST

If you are like me, you are busy treating patients during the day and can’t absorb a treatment protocol / prep materials / figure out who to use it with / figure out how to word things in documentation… all on your lunch break.

Here’s where my next series comes in: The One Click series. This series will highlight various treatment protocols that are evidence-based, and I will provide everything you need to implement the therapy in just One Click (or 1 download!). They will all include a person-centered section to explain how you can use the materials in a person-centered way.

Today we are talking about Verb Network Strengthening Training (VNeST). I feel a little late to the party as I just started using VNeST this past year! If you’re new to VNeST, check out my free cheat sheet (below!) I’ve also created a VNeST Packet with everything you need to use VNeST in therapy! {From data tracking, to documentation, to stimuli, and more!}

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