The more time patients with brain injury spend on meaningful treatment tasks, the better their outcomes. However, there’s often a gap between the ideal amount of time needed to improve, and the time that’s dictated by insurance coverage or busy in-clinic schedules.
To make something a habit, you've got to work at it initially - but once you form a good habit, it's easy to keep on repeating and benefiting from that habit everyday! Read on to find out how to make Constant Therapy exercises a part of your daily routine - and how to use it to drive you or your loved one's recovery or improvement! Forming a new habit is hard, but just by starting this journey you are making major strides forward.
We evaluated online resources for people with aphasia and their caregivers, and think we've come up with the some of the most helpful. Follow the links below to find information on treatment, research, therapy options, clinical trials, caregiver tips and more.
Our newest program allows you to purchase carryover licenses for one or more of your clients. You can add and remove patients at any time during the Flexlicense subscription period. The program is designed to be very flexible mirroring the continuous change with your client census.
This month, March, is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Take a few moments out of your day to learn a little more about brain injuries, how they affect communication, and how communication challenges caused by brain injury can be treated. And then pass it on, to help raise awareness!
The recent, multiple award-winning film, Still Alice, brings the issue of early-onset dementia to the forefront. The story about how Alice Howland, a linguistics professor at Columbia, and her family deal with her diagnosis of familial Alzheimer's disease at age 50, is both heartfelt and powerful. Watching the film is the first time many people get to see close-up what it's like to be an Alzheimer's patient, as well as a caregiver.
First, why do we suggest an initial task plan?
We know that choosing from 66 different tasks and 10 levels of difficulty can be a challenge. That’s why we generate an initial activity plan each time you add a new client. Our NeuroPerformance Engine looks at the demographics and the details of the initial profiles you provided when you added each of your clients, combines that with data from thousands of users who have a similar profile, and generates a customized exercise plan based on answers to those questions.
There are so many conditions that can affect communication, and the first step to overcoming communication challenges is to understand why and how those challenges arise. In today’s blog, we highlight Parkinson’s, a disease that can cause significant communication challenges.
Primary Progressive Aphasia is a little known, often confused, and frequently missed diagnosis. In today’s blog post we’ll go over the symptoms, what we know about the causes, and how language tasks can help.