Cognitive Deficits

Someone’s ability to mentally process activities can be affected by a number of conditions. Our Speech-Language Pathologists are specifically trained to help you improve your cognitive abilities by testing and treating patients with:
  • Stroke
  • Concussion
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Brain Injuries following surgical procedures; Tumor Resection and Treatment. (i.e. Chemotherapy)
  • Progressive Neurologic Conditions. (i.e. Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, Dementias)
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
Depending on your specific needs, cognitive therapy may address difficulties in one or more of the following areas:
  • Orientation – awareness of time, place, people or circumstances
  • Attention – focus and concentration, limiting distractions, alternating and divided task
  • Short Term Memory- address immediate and delayed memory for daily tasks
  • Executive Functioning: .problem solving, reasoning, decision making, time management, planning: goal-setting, initiation and completion, self-monitoring and safety-judgment, immediate and delayed memory for daily tasks

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