DSPS 4028 Coping with Acquired Brain Injury
Students with mild acquired brain injury learn strategies to improve attention, memory, organization, planning, reasoning, and communication in a supportive group setting. Classroom tasks include following directions, problem-solving, time management, verbal and written skills. Emphasis is placed on student responsibility, reliability, goal-setting, and organization.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Identify cognitive deficit(s) resulting from hislher acquired brain injury.
- Outcome 2: Utilize compensatory strategies to maximize success on tasks of logic, reasoning, and memory.
- Outcome 3: Employ a calendar and/or notebook system for planning and organization for classroom tasks.
- Outcome 4: Formulate and summarize thoughts orally using logical, sequential statements.