Memory training with RehaCom

Memory training with RehaCom

When memory dysfunction arises we want effective help.  You know how it is.  Memory disorders can arise after traumatic brain injury and after many other health challenges.  This article introduces RehaCom as part of cognitive therapy for memory disorders. We are living in exciting times and memory rehabilitation is likely to change and improve dramatically in the next few years.

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Multiple Sclerosis and cognitive changes

Multiple Sclerosis and cognitive changes

Some 50% of people with Multiple Sclerosis will experience cognitive changes caused by the impact of the condition on areas of the brain. Common concerns are problems with memory, difficulty concentrating, verbal fluency (finding the right word to use), information processing, and so-called “executive” functions such as planning and prioritizing.  

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Brain Training Apps versus RehaCom?

Brain Training Apps versus RehaCom?

Following a brain injury cognitive deficits are common.  So could one of the many "Brain Training Apps" represent a quick fix?  The quick answer is almost certainly "NO!"  It would be great if a quick fix existed but the current state of the art suggests this isn't likely - and certainly not with the commonly available brain training apps.

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Brain injury tools for cognitive rehabilitation

Brain injury tools for cognitive rehabilitation

Therapists involved in treating brain injury are greatly in need of tools that can make their work more efficient and effective.  Technology is never the complete “answer” but the right technology can help the therapist save time at the very least without sacrificing quality; allowing them to treat a growing volume and complexity of patients in a given time period. 

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Brain Training Vs Cognitive Rehab ?

This week I read an article on Salon.com about why “Brain training doesn’t make you smarter’. There is really nothing wrong with the article except that it bundles all cognitive rehabilitation software into the term ‘brain training’ and the user’s ability to improve intelligence - which is not a goal of programmes like RehaCom. This makes it very difficult to judge the merits of these approaches

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