DSPS 4028 Coping with Acquired Brain Injury
Students with a mild acquired brain injury learn about the impact of brain injuries on learning, relationships, and emotions. Strategies to improve memory, organization, planning, reasoning, and communication are presented. Activities involve following directions, problem-solving, time management, verbal and written skills.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Identify cognitive deficits resulting from hislher acquired brain injury.
- Outcome 2: Describe basic brain and anatomy function and effects of an acquired brain injury.
- Outcome 3: Sustain attention and demonstrate pragmatically appropriate behavior for classroom tasks
- Outcome 4: Utilize compensatory strategies to maximize success on tasks of logic and reasonIng
- Outcome 5: Successfully use a calendar and/or notebook for memory and organizational skills.
- Outcome 6: Verbally formulate and summarize thoughts using logical, sequential statements