Head Injury

A patient with damage to the right side of the brain will exhibit different types of deficits than a patient with left side damage. The right hemisphere functions include, but are not limited to, ability to reference, ability to maintain attention to a task, visual memory, perception of emotions, humor and figurative language and pragmatic language. As a result a patient with damage to the right side of their brain will have difficulty with communication, pragmatics, attention, orientation, perception, lack of facial and vocal expressions, memory, humor, writing, reading and other higher level language tasks such as math and problem solving. .

Lessons Include:

  • Addition

  • Attention During Daily Tasks

  • Balancing A Checkbook

  • Check Writing

  • Deductive Reasoning

  • Division

  • Judgement Skills

  • Listening For Details

  • Multiplication

  • Oral Reading

  • Orientation

  • Problem Solving

  • Reading For Details

  • Sequencing Tasks

  • Spatial Relationships

  • Subtraction

  • Taking Phone Messages

  • Verbal Expression

  • Writing