5 Exercises to Help Target Working Memory

With a smartphone always handy, it’s easy to forget how much information we keep in our heads on a regular basis. If you have to add up how many dinner plates you need for a party you’re hosting, do you grab your calculator to figure out an answer? Most likely, no, because you can keep and access small chunks of information—your working memory is what allows you to access and manipulate that info.

The 5 Stages of Post-Stroke Care: How Each is Critical to Recovery

Learning about the stages of post-stroke care is important so that survivors and their loved ones can manage and optimize rehabilitation, and therefore attain the best possible quality of life.

Reading Comprehension: Targeting Both Cognitive and Language Skills

These text-level reading exercises help more than just reading goals. Learn about these tasks and how they target areas like attention, memory, and inferencing.

The Curated List of the Best Books for Speech-Language Pathologists

As a busy SLP, how do you determine which books are worth your time? Whether you're looking for a great read for an upcoming vacation, to add to your book club’s list, or to recommend to a client or family member, our list of the best books for speech-language pathologists is sure to inspire you.

Listening to Voicemails: Functional Cognitive & Language Therapy Exercises

When listening skills are affected after a stroke or other type of brain injury, it can have a significant functional impact on many parts of our lives- including social interactions, work, and leisure activities.

An Essential Guide for Family Caregivers: Tips to Avoid Caregiver Stress

Approximately 43.5 million caregivers provide unpaid care to an adult or child in the United States, and according to Family Caregiver Alliance statistics, they spend an average of 22 hours a week doing it.

Attention Therapy Exercises: Symbol Matching & Alternating Symbol Matching

Attention is something that we take for granted – as long as we have it. Without attention, it’s rough to get really anything done in a day, whether it’s grocery shopping, writing an email to an old friend, or just reading a blog.

Living with Dysarthria After Stroke or Brain Injury

What is the definition of dysarthria?

Dysarthria is a type of communication disorder, often caused by brain injury or stroke, that result in problems in the muscles used for speaking, including the lips, tongue, throat, vocal cords and diaphragm. What is a common reaction to those living with dysarthria? “I Don’t Understand You.”

Aphasia & Reading a Clock — It’s About Time

Checking the time is firmly established in our behavior. Whether checking your watch, reading a clock on the wall, or looking at the time on your computer or phone, you’ve likely checked the time within the last few minutes. It’s habitual.

The Science and Clinical Application Behind the Picture-N-Back Memory Task

Working Memory (WM) plays a significant role in your daily life. We’re here to refresh your memory of the crucial role WM plays, and how it can be targeted to help with the recovery of your patients with brain injuries.

Constant Therapy is an award-winning cognitive and speech therapy app, created for survivors of stroke, brain injury, and other neurogenic disorders.

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