Catherine Wiseman-Hakes

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PRIMARY OBJECTIVES (1) To propose a model for consolidating and disseminating existing evidence relevant to cognitive-communication interventions after ABI. (2) To present the Cognitive-Communication Intervention Review Framework (CCIRF). (3) To outline future considerations for applying evidence to clinical practice. RESEARCH DESIGN Employment of a model(More)
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE To assess aspects of cognition and communication, in response to the treatment of post-traumatic hypersomnia and mood disturbance. RESEARCH DESIGN A single case study; pre-post intervention. METHODS AND PROCEDURES The participant was a male with severe TBI and cognitive-communication impairments, who subsequently developed sleep and(More)
Growing evidence suggests that acquired brain injury (ABI) rehabilitation and research should be guided by a philosophy that focuses on: restoration, compensation, function and participation in all aspects of daily life. Such a broad, more pluralistic approach influences ABI rehabilitation research at a number of levels, including both the generation of(More)
OBJECTIVE To longitudinally examine objective and self-reported outcomes for recovery of cognition, communication, mood and participation in adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and co-morbid post-traumatic sleep/wake disorders. DESIGN Prospective, longitudinal, single blind outcome study. SETTING Community-based. PARTICIPANTS Ten adults with(More)
INTRODUCTION Traumatic brain injury, due to its diffuse nature and high frequency of injury to frontotemporal and midbrain reticular activating systems, may cause disruption in many aspects of attention: arousal, selective attention, speed of information processing, and strategic control of attention, including sustained attention, shifting and dividing of(More)
OBJECTIVE Previous research has demonstrated the value of arts-based programs for adolescents with childhood brain disorder to facilitate social skills and participation. The current study extends this work by examining the feasibility and effectiveness of an arts-based intervention for youth with acquired brain injuries (ABI). METHODS A case study(More)
BACKGROUND Concussion is the most common athletic injury in youth who are simultaneously undergoing rapid developmental changes in the brain, specifically the development of executive functions (EF). The developing brain is more vulnerable to concussive injury with a protracted and different trajectory of recovery than that of adults. Thus, there is a(More)
The Daily Cognitive Communicative and Sleep Profile (DCCASP) is a seven-item instrument that captures daily subjective sleep quality, perceived mood, cognitive, and communication functions. The objective of this study was to evaluate the reliability and validity of the DCCASP. The DCCASP was self-administered daily to a convenience sample of young adults (n(More)
OBJECTIVE Arts-based programmes have been shown to be useful for individuals with disturbances in cognitive and behavioural functioning. The current case studies examined the feasibility and effectiveness of a theatre skills training programme to facilitate social skills and participation for adolescents with childhood brain disorder. METHODS A case study(More)
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