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Oakland County Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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MAJOR AREAS OF COGNITIVE DIFFICULTY
AFTER BRAIN TRAUMA

from Ellen Bouchard

  1. Attention (freedom from distractibility, ability to ignore irrelevant information or events)
  2. Orientation
  3. Memory (short and/or long term recall for information, recall of information acquired before trauma)
  4. Verbal Reasoning and Problem Solving
  5. Non-verbal (Perceptual) Reasoning and Problem Solving
  6. Social Reasoning (social judgement, responsiveness to feedback from others)
  7. Higher Executive Abilities (insight, self-monitoring, flexibility of thought)

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