Glossary

cognition The process of understanding and functioning within the world, including complex skills such as orientation, initiation, attention, concentration, learning, memory, perception, communication, comprehension, self-monitoring, problem solving, and reasoning.

compensatory strategies Skill- and strength-focused rehabilitation technique including the use of external aids to offset cognitive and psychomotor impairments and improve daily living activities.

generalization The ability to apply previously learned material to a variety of novel contexts.

prosthetic device An external aid used to offset cognitive problems arising from neurological impairment; includes use of microcomputer organizers, filing systems, and lists.

supported employment A functional approach to cognitive rehabilitation incorporating a variety of rehabilitation strategies, characterized by the presence of an employment specialist working directly at the job site.

transfer The ability to apply previously learned material to similar contexts; it is positive when learning in one context is applied to another context, and it is negative when learning in one context, and it is hinders learning in another context.

Understanding And Treating Autism

Understanding And Treating Autism

Whenever a doctor informs the parents that their child is suffering with Autism, the first & foremost question that is thrown over him is - How did it happen? How did my child get this disease? Well, there is no definite answer to what are the exact causes of Autism.

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