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Feinkohl, Insa – Journal of Intelligence, 2022
Cognitive epidemiology investigates cognitive predictors of health and disease outcomes. Post-operative cognitive impairment is a common complication of surgery but has been neglected as a health outcome in cognitive epidemiology research. This is despite the fact that knowledge of cognitive predictors of post-operative cognitive impairment can be…
Descriptors: Surgery, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Science, Epidemiology
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Koch, Lynn C.; Hill, Julie; Rumrill, Phillip D., Jr. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2019
Background: Rehabilitation counselors can anticipate providing services to growing numbers of individuals who have disabilities that were acquired in (or exacerbated by) severe weather events. The impact of these events on individuals' psychosocial and vocational functioning is an important factor to address in holistic rehabilitation assessment…
Descriptors: Weather, Disabilities, Chronic Illness, Adventitious Impairments
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Molloy, Jessica; Jagoe, Caroline – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2019
Background: There is a growing body of evidence that speech and language therapy (SLT) intervention is effective in improving communication ability for individuals with non-progressive acquired apraxia of speech (AOS). However, there is no universally agreed diagnostic standard for AOS, and diverging opinions on its diagnostic features. This has…
Descriptors: Neurological Impairments, Speech Impairments, Adventitious Impairments, Clinical Diagnosis
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Ricks, Lacey; Babel, Korinne; Kitchens, Sarah – Journal of School Counseling, 2020
Students with a newly acquired disability may struggle with adjusting to their life postdisability; therefore, they represent a unique facet of students within schools that require specialized services and support by school counselors. Creativity, used by school counselors within therapy sessions, may help promote personal growth and the…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Creativity, Adolescents
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Foster, Sophie Vivien; Degeneffe, Charles Edmund – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2019
Background and Objective: This article compares the policy, care systems, and legislation surrounding acquired brain injury (ABI) in the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US). Consistent with their shared histories, many similarities in terms of culture, language, and politics, and their history of cooperative relations in military and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adventitious Impairments, Head Injuries, Neurological Impairments
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Marshall, Jane; Caute, Anna; Chadd, Katie; Cruice, Madeline; Monnelly, Katie; Wilson, Stephanie; Woolf, Celia – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2019
Background: Acquired writing impairment, or dysgraphia, is common in aphasia. It affects both handwriting and typing, and may recover less well than other aphasic symptoms. Dysgraphia is an increasing priority for intervention, particularly for those wishing to participate in online written communication. Effective dysgraphia treatment studies…
Descriptors: Aphasia, Learning Disabilities, Adventitious Impairments, Therapy
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Guay, Martine – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2018
This preexperimental comparison group study (N = 19) examined group art therapy as a means for increasing communication and socialization, and enhancing quality of life for people (51-93 years old) with acquired brain injury. Participants self-selected a 10-week program according to interest that was either an art therapy group (n = 11) or the…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Group Therapy, Quality of Life, Head Injuries
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Athanasou, James – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2014
The "Earning Capacity Assessment Form-2" assesses the factors that inhibit and facilitate an individual's vocational rehabilitation following an acquired disability (e.g. accident, misadventure). The purpose of this paper is to provide a psychometric analysis of the form. Data on Australian accident victims (N = 87) from a medico-legal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Rehabilitation, Adventitious Impairments, Employment Potential
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Oshima, Kensuke; Arai, Tetsuya; Ichihara, Shigeru; Nakano, Yasushi – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2014
Introduction: The inability to read quickly can be a disadvantage throughout life. This study focused on the associations of braille reading fluency and individual factors, such as the age at onset of blindness and number of years reading braille, and the tactile sensitivity of people with early and late blindness. The relationship between reading…
Descriptors: Braille, Blindness, Reading Fluency, Reading Rate
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Theodorou, Nana; Shipman, Tracey – British Journal of Visual Impairment, 2013
A retrospective study was carried out to evaluate the paediatric visual impaired population attending the Low Vision Clinic at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, over a period of 14 years. Data were collected and analysed for children less than 17 years for prevalence, demographics, registration status, aetiologies, and types of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Impairments, Children, Assistive Technology
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Haakma, Ineke; Janssen, Marleen; Minnaert, Alexander – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
Research on Self-Determination Theory has shown that teachers' need-supportive behaviour is associated with student motivation and engagement. The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of an intervention aimed at increasing the motivation of students with congenital and acquired deafblindness by enhancing teachers' need-supportive…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Student Motivation, Deaf Blind, Foreign Countries
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Abernethy, Bruce; Schorer, Jorg; Jackson, Robin C.; Hagemann, Norbert – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 2012
The comparative efficacy of different perceptual training approaches for the improvement of anticipation was examined using a goalkeeping task from European handball that required the rapid prediction of shot direction. Novice participants (N = 60) were assigned equally to four different training groups and two different control groups (a placebo…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Cues, Adventitious Impairments, Methods
Brumm, Kathleen Patricia – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This project examines spoken language comprehension in Broca's aphasia, a non-fluent language disorder acquired subsequent to stroke. Broca's aphasics demonstrate impaired comprehension for complex sentence constructions. To account for this deficit, one current processing theory claims that Broca's patients retain intrinsic linguistic knowledge,…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Language Processing, Aphasia, Speech
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Guercio, John M.; Dixon, Mark R. – Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 2011
Staff in three neurobehavioral residential settings (5 in each residence for a total of 15 staff) were trained on specific positive interaction behaviors in a multiple baseline design. Staff in each of the residences were provided with recommended behaviors for interacting with residents through an observational procedure where they observed and…
Descriptors: Employees, Residential Institutions, Behavior, Interaction
Metcalfe, Yovhane L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The postsecondary enrollment of student veterans has increased with the troop draw down in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as the generous amendments made to the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Acquired disabilities remain a reality for this population as they transition into the civilian world; consequently, previous literature cites the role of disabilities…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Veterans, Disabilities, College Students
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