1. General Introduction, Barbara A. Wilson
2. Introduction to Brain Anatomy and Mechanisms of Injury, Emily Grader and Andrew Bateman
3. Attention, Jessica Fish, Kathrin Hicks, and Susan Brentnall
4. Memory, Jessica Fish and Susan Brentnall
5. Executive Functions, Jill Winegardner
6. Communication, Clare Keohane and Leyla Prince
7. Fatigue, Donna Malley
8. Mood, Catherine Longworth Ford
9. Working with Identity Change after Brain Injury, Fergus Gracey, Leyla Prince, and Rachel Winson
10. Working with Families after Brain Injury, Leyla Prince
Packed with practical tools and examples, this state-of-the-art workbook provides a holistic framework for supporting clients with acquired brain injury. Clinicians are guided to set and meet collaborative treatment goals based on a shared understanding of the strengths and needs of clients and their family members. Effective strategies are described for building skills and teaching compensatory strategies in such areas as attention, memory, executive functions, mood, and communication. Particular attention is given to facilitating the challenging process of identity change following a life-altering injury. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the volume features 94 reproducible client handouts. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
Rachel Winson, MA, MSc, an advanced occupational therapist, is currently working as part of a community neurorehabilitation team at the University of East Anglia, in Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom. Previously, she worked at The Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, in Ely, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, which provides high-quality evidence-based neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation to patients with acquired brain injury. Ms. Winson has also worked in an acute inpatient stroke rehabilitation setting and in dementia research.
Barbara A. Wilson, OBE, PhD, a clinical neuropsychologist, is founder of The Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in Ely, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. She has worked in brain injury rehabilitation since the 1970s. Dr. Wilson has published 23 books, 280 journal articles and book chapters, and 8 neuropsychological tests, and is editor of the journal Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. She has won many awards for her work, including three lifetime achievement awards, the Ramon y Cajal Award from the International Neuropsychiatric Association, and the M. B. Shapiro Award from the British Psychological Society. She is past president of the British Neuropsychological Society and the International Neuropsychological Society, and is currently president of the Encephalitis Society and on the management committee of the World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation. Dr. Wilson is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Academy of Social Sciences. She is an honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong, the University of Sydney, and the University of East Anglia.
Andrew Bateman, PhD, a chartered physiotherapist, has been Clinical Manager at The Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in Ely, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, since 2002. He has worked in research and clinical rehabilitation since 1990. Dr. Bateman has been involved in a range of research studies investigating patient-reported outcomes, executive functions, assistive technology, dyspraxia, and Rasch