Podcasts, iPad apps, digital tools and more!
Evidenced-based and anecdotal resources.
What you’ll find here
Cognitive communication refers to the ability an individual has to orient themselves to a situation, make connections within reality, and perform higher order tasks – including managing money and a daily schedule. People with cognitive decline may communicate in a disorganized way or may otherwise function differently in interpersonal interaction due to an inability to sufficiently focus or remember information.
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Tools for caregivers
Tools for Therapists
apps and programs
- Category Therapy
- Visual Attention Therapy
- Spaced Retrieval Therapy
CT Speech and Cognitive Therapy App
Reminders & prompts
processing & strategizing
Plants vs. Zombies
Community & Communication Tools
In Case of Emergency
Chatting with Betsy – Dementia Coach for the Family
ASHA Voices – Cognitive-Communication Disorders and the Justice System
NEWS & PEER REVIEW
News & Peer review
Traumatic Brain Injury in Homeless People Is Underrecognized – Susan Fitzgerald
- BCAT Self-Assessment Tools.
- BCRS, FAST, and GDS.
- Brief Evaluation of Executive Function.
- Dementia Severity Rating Scale.
- Functional Activities Questionnaire.
- Lawton-Brody IADL.
- Short Blessed Test.
- Iowa Trail Making Test
List from eatspeakthink.com
The Montreal Evaluation of Communication (MEC)
Brief Cognitive Rating Scale
Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination III
RIPA-G:2: Ross Information Processing Assessment-Geriatric, Second Edition
Functional Assessment of Verbal Reasoning and Executive Strategies
Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status
La Trobe Communication Questionnaire
- Raven’s Progressive Matrices (RPM)
- Cognitive Linguistic Quick Test (CLQT)
- Test of Nonverbal Intelligence (TONI)
- Butt Nonverbal Reasoning Test (BNVR)
List from Tactus Therapy
What’s Working in treatment
Disclaimer: I do not receive any monetary or other reward for sharing any material from any source on my platform. All sources are from credible educational or therapy-specific sites, which I may have or may not have used in the past. Only the areas in which I have initialed are to be considered my own ideas or advice. Being that the resource page is a collection of ideas from different clinicians, you may encounter ideas that differ from one another. Any use of any materials or resource from this page or links attached, is at your own free will.