Two intervention options to build trust and promote therapeutic engagement in a person with a Traumatic Brain Injury.

I met with a colleague the other day for lunch, who told me a story about one of her clients with a traumatic brain injury who did not want to engage in any therapy.  The clients only goal was to get back to work; however, her team of therapists knew that she would fail given … Continue reading “Two intervention options to build trust and promote therapeutic engagement in a person with a Traumatic Brain Injury.”

Top 3 Active Study Strategies.

Often with the students I work with, I find that they spend so much time reading, taking notes and studying, but still struggle to remember course content leading up to their test or exam. I always teach them to adopt an active approach to studying. Active studying means that you are doing something with the course material, … Continue reading “Top 3 Active Study Strategies.”

Memory Problems? Top 7 Memory Strategies for Everyday Life.

With so many distractions in our world and never-ending to do lists, it’s easy to forget items along the way. Try incorporating these 7 tips into your life to improve your ability to remember.1.  Pay Attention and Make Connections!You cannot remember something, if you are not paying attention to it.  Therefore, the first and most important tip … Continue reading “Memory Problems? Top 7 Memory Strategies for Everyday Life.”

How Are Your Listening Skills?

Everyone knows that having good listening skills is a key part of communicating with others. Not only are these skills important when having conversations with family and friends, but they are essential in being successful at work, taking in information at appointments, and learning at school. Good listening skills are made up of the following … Continue reading “How Are Your Listening Skills?”

HAVE NO TIME BUT WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR TODDLERS’ LANGUAGE?

As a working parent, I know how difficult it can be to dedicate a lot of time to your toddlers’ language development.  Don’t fret!  Your child will communicate as long as you comment on what they are doing.  Remember – Do not question or test them (e.g., “what is this”, “what is that”).  Instead, just … Continue reading “HAVE NO TIME BUT WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR TODDLERS’ LANGUAGE?”