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Therapy for patients with acquired brain damage

Modules of the group “Attention”

Most affected people have problems in the fields attention / concentration / focus, in the area of memory and in the area of speech (aphasia).

HeadApp training starts in these very areas.

Pick It:
Attention and focus

The trainee views a set of images. They look very similar, but have hidden differences. The task is to find differences and similarities.

This action requires a high degree of focus. In addition to attention, visual scanning (for patients with visual neglect and hemianopsia) is trained.

With increasing difficulty, the number of images increases and the distinctness decreases.

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See It:
Divided attention / Scenic memory

The trainee is eyewitness to a street scene. The surroundings and the events happening (visual and acoustic stimuli) have to be memorized.

After a short period, the events seen and things heard have to be reproduced from memory. Using multiple choice, individual contents and events are reviewed.

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Match It:
Finding pairs, visual scanning, calculating and money

The therapy module “Match It” visually trains aspects of the selective, divided and spatial attention.

4 training modes are implemented: comparing images, calculating, tasks with money and tasks for mental rotation.

The ability to visually scan is trained because further areas of the screen have to be scanned permanently to solve the task.

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Hit It:
Reaction and impulse control

The module “Hit It” trains the responsiveness (medical term “Alertness”). Reaction speed, reaction confidence, and impulse control are trained.

It is trained to quickly increase and maintain the attention intensity.

Both tonic and phasic alertness can be trained.

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NEUROvitalis

More information about NEUROvitalis you can find here…

Modules of the group “Memory”

Memory disorders after brain damage occur in around 50-65% of the patients treated in the rehabilitation clinics. Although these do not completely disappear despite therapy, our modules help to mitigate the consequences.

Learn It:
Communicating learning and memory strategies

HeadApp has a module to communicate learning and memory strategies. LearnIt explains with interactive examples, how to memorize things easier. Voice output is taken for granted.

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Flip It and Pair It:
Short-term memory

Imagine having 800 memory games in your locker. You don’t? Then simply make use of HeadApp!

In two game modes, one can memorize and rediscover images. With an increasing degree of difficulty, one has to memorize more and more items. Additionally, the complexity of image contents can be adjusted.

For patients with aphasia, a special version of the program was created. Transferring memory contents from images to words or from words to images can be practiced.

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Modules of the group “Everyday life – ADL”

The third group of disorders after brain damage are the executive functions. Everyday skills are practiced here again.

Time It:
Dealing with time, time and calendar

Time It has 3 adaptive training modes:

  • Stop time, anticipation
  • Time (read clock, set clock, assign actions to times, calculate with time)
  • Calendar (reading monthly and weekly calendars, arranging appointments)

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My World:
Activity-oriented training in the everyday life of patients

Taking photos – creating tasks – training: that’s My World.

Everyday tasks of any kind can be easily created and used for training both in the facility and at the patient’s home.

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Modules of the group “Language”

Aphasia is an acquired disorder of language due to a lesion (damage) in the dominant, usually the left, hemisphere of the brain. Those affected can train with 50 different exercises in 4 HeadApp modules. Exercises use terms, letters, syllables, words and whole sentences. More than 3,300 individual tasks and more than 10,000 pictures make the training variable and entertaining.

Word It
Word usage

In the HeadApp therapy module Word It six areas are practiced: synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, vocabulary, phrases and abbreviations. Details …

Struct It
Sentence structure

The HeadApp therapy module Struct It is used to train grammar and phrases. Details …

Sequence It
Sequences

In the HeadApp therapy module Sequence It, letters, syllables, words, phrases and sentences are needed to put in the right order to form meaningful content. Details …

Reason It
Reasoning

In the HeadApp Therapy module Reason It, the trainee learns to choose correct words and to use correct terms. Details …

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