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Gianna Locascio

Cognitive Rehabilitation for Pediatric Neurological Disorders

Cognitive Rehabilitation for Pediatric Neurological Disorders

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Responding to expansion in the field of cognitive rehabilitation, this book offers a comprehensive review of interventions specifically for children and adolescents. Recent advances in research into pediatric cognitive rehabilitation make this a timely guide to the subject. Incorporating and reviewing current evidence to strengthen and consolidate the resource base for pediatric clinical care in cognitive rehabilitation, this book offers a reliable and engaging text for best practice. Systematic interventions to ameliorate the impact of cognitive difficulties following neurological injury, such as traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke and brain tumor, can involve cognitive, behavioral, or pharmacologic methods. Case studies and practical guidance are included, to support the effective management and enhancement of cognitive recovery in children and adolescents. This book acts as a resource for professionals of all disciplines interested in understanding the existing evidence base for cognitive rehabilitation interventions for children and adolescents, featuring practical day-to-day professional support.

Author: Gianna Locascio
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 08/02/2018
Pages: 272
Weight: 1.06lbs
Size: 9.08h x 6.43w x 0.57d
ISBN: 9781316633113

About the Author
Locascio, Gianna: - Gianna Locascio completed her doctorate at Rutgers University, New Jersey, internship in Child Clinical/Pediatric Psychology at the University of Miami School of Medicine, and fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore. She is also a Certified School Psychologist.Slomine, Beth S.: - Beth S. Slomine has served on the board of directors for the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology and as an oral examiner for the neuropsychology board certification. She was associate editor for Rehabilitation Psychology and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation and Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology.
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