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.
Every patient starting cognitive or speech rehabilitation therapy is different and requires a personalized therapy regimen, based on who they are, their diagnosis and the progress they are making towards their recovery goals. With the use of “big data"-driven analytics, it is now possible to micro-personalize therapy for patients.
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.
You've had a brain injury or stroke and certain things in your daily life are affected, but not everything. You know your injury was on the right side of your brain. So, why are you having trouble with actions on the left side of your body? Here's a quick explanation of which side of the brain is responsible for what types of thoughts, emotions, and actions. You might be surprised!
Computer-Mediated Cognitive-Communicative Intervention for Residents with Dementia in a Special Care Unit: An Exploratory Investigation
Original research by Whitney A. Postman, November 2016, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO
As published in Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups SIG 15, Vol. 1(Part 2), 2016
The term “neuroplasticity” or “brain plasticity” refers to the ability of your brain to reorganize itself, both physically and functionally, throughout your life, due to your environment. One of the biggest shifts in our understanding of brain plasticity is that it is a lifelong phenomenon.
Reprinted from Advance Healthcare Network for Speech & Hearing, Nov 21, 2016
We are always excited to see new research added to the field that further validates the effectiveness of Constant Therapy. Thank you to the many scientists working hard to bring more research to the field of neurorehabilitation that drives our evidence-based practice. This overview summarizes the latest research out of Drexel University, which tested how well two of Constant Therapy’s tasks lined up with expected brain activity.