Use of Self-Instructional Strategies with Three Neurologically Impaired Adults

@article{OCallaghan2004UseOS,
  title={Use of Self-Instructional Strategies with Three Neurologically Impaired Adults},
  author={Michael E O'Callaghan and Barbara Vera Couvadelli},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={22},
  pages={91-107}
}
Although traditional therapies failed, use ofindividualized scripts to remediate executive andvisuo-motor deficits in three patients with frontal andparietal injuries resulted in improved motor sequencing, problem solving, use of left neglectcompensatory strategies, and decreased perseveration andfrustration. Therapists modeled script use with correctmovements. After learning scripts by heart, patients verbalized each move they were to make (overtself-guidance) while carrying out transfers… CONTINUE READING