Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Proactive Intervention
Roberta DePompei, Jean Blosser
Details: 234 pages, B&W, Softcover, 8.5" x 11"
Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Proactive Intervention, Third Edition presents a unique philosophy for assessing and treating children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury.
The text is written for the many service providers and families who support children or adolescents with TBI. The road to recovery after an injury or illness can be challenging and complicated. The authors' proactive approach encourages strong collaborative partnerships that encourage family, healthcare, and education providers to join forces in order to acquire the insights, knowledge, and tools needed to identify problems and implement personalized solutions. Readers will gain valuable resources and information about extending services beyond the walls of hospital and school settings. The authors stress the importance of focusing on cognitive-communication skills and supporting reintegration and functional success in home, school, community and work situations.
The authors build readers' understanding of the causes, characteristics, and impact of pediatric TBI. Functional assessment and treatment approaches are recommended to facilitate positive reintegration experiences. The text illustrates the challenges students face when confronted with demands and expectations in social and academic situations. Educators and healthcare providers will recognize the value of interprofessional collaboration and be motivated to employ problem solving approaches.
- Provides practical resources, forms, and handouts that can be personalized and shared with families and colleagues
- Presents a framework for developing Individualized Transition and Individual Family Service Plans
- Recommends topics for professional development
- Includes information on returning to learning following concussion
Prologue: There's No Place Like Home
Part I. Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Understanding the Problem and Developing a Philosophy of Treatment
Chapter 1. The Scope of the Problem
Chapter 2. A Philosophy for Treatment
Chapter 3. The Power of Collaboration
Chapter 4. Quality of Life Issues
Part II. Assessing Cognitive-Communicative Strengths and Needs: A Problem-Solving Approach
Chapter 5. Understanding Individual Cognitive-Communicative Capabilities
Chapter 6. Scanning and Analyzing the Environment and People in the Environment
Part III. Treatment of Cognitive-Communicative Strengths and Needs: An Interactive Approach
Chapter 7. Making Communication Work
Chapter 8. Modifying the Communication Environment
Chapter 9. Educational Issues: Planning for School Success
Part IV. Applying the Proactive Approach
Chapter 10. A Guide for Implementation: A Case Example
Epilogue: Down the Yellow Brick Road
Appendix A. PDA Intervention Plan
Appendix B. Cognitive-Communication Areas: General Behaviors, Social Behaviors, Expressive Language, Receptive Language, and Written Language
Appendix C. Language Demands of the Curriculum: Implications for Students with Traumatic Brain Injury
Margaret Lehman Blake
Details: 301 pages, B&W, Softcover, 7" x 10"
Release Date: 08/22/2017
M.N. Hegde, Frances Pomaville
Details: 571 pages, B&W, Softcover, 8.5" x 11"
Release Date: 11/01/2016
Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists
Jennifer A. Ostergren
Details: 321 pages, B&W, Softcover, 7" x 10"
Release Date: 11/20/2017
Marie R. Kerins
Details: 472 pages, B&W, Softcover, 7" x 10"
Release Date: 12/30/2014
Details: 400 pages, B&W, Softcover, 6" x 9"
Release Date: 04/01/2014
Lisa N. Kelchner, Susan Baker Brehm, Barbara D. Weinrich
Details: 240 pages, B&W with Color Insert, Softcover, 7" x 10"
Release Date: 01/15/2014