The possible serious effects a concussion can have on someone's life are often misunderstood or unrecognized. Neuro Rehab Associates has developed a treatment program especially designed to treat individual who have suffered from a concussion and have not returned to their previous level of functioning after a period of time:
Symptoms we treat may include some of the following: poor concentration, distractability, disorganization, difficult getting started on tasks, not knowing what is the most important task to do first, not getting things done, forgetting appointments and/or tasks to be completed, difficulty learning new information,
The goals of the program include:
Helping clients develop a better understanding of the effects of brain injury, their strengths and weaknesses, and the benefits of compensatory strategies as a tool for life-long success.
Teaching compensatory strategies and cognitive skills that will facilitate and sustain their ability to function independently, return to work, and /or participate in academic coursework.
Facilitating improvement in neurocognitive function through graded activities in targeted areas of deficit.
The program is a multi-phase approach to retrain:
- Information processing
- Auditory Processing
- Executive function
- Time management
- Problem solving
- Higher level language skills