LEAP: A Science-Based & Clinician Ready Cognitive Stimulation Program For Adults

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Description

Stabilize and improve cognitive function in individuals with MCI, mild dementia, TBI and stroke.

LEAP is a fully digital resource.
All materials are downloadable for ease of access and reproducibility.

LEAP Cognitive Therapy

© 2024

LEAP is an evidence-based and clinician ready therapeutic cognitive stimulation and education program. It is designed to strengthen cognitive processing, communicative function, and cognitive reserve in adults. Appropriate for individuals with subjective cognitive decline (SCD), mild cognitive impairment (MCI), mild dementia, TBI, and stroke (with and without aphasia). For implementation by SLPs, OTs, and other healthcare professionals to provide cognitive stimulation, social engagement, and cognitive wellness education.

LEAP includes over 200 cognitive and linguistic stimulation activities graded for difficulty. Client-ready forms are provided for self-assessment of functioning, knowledge of wellness strategies, goal setting, and attainment. Clinician-ready forms are included for session planning and documenting client progress. Plus, 10 science-based education guides for providing cognitive wellness education. Designed for group therapy and is easily modified for individual therapy. ©2024


Over 200 Cognitive Stimulation Activities!

Subdivided into four sections: language, executive functions, attention & memory, and perception & social cognition. Plus, the stimulations are graded for level of difficulty.

LEAP is appropriate for individuals with:

  • Subjective Cognitive Decline (SCD)
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
  • Mild Dementia
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Stroke (with and without aphasia)

LEAP client participants receive:

  • Cognitive stimulation through individual and group therapy.
  • Individualized goal setting, strategy selection, and homework.
  • Group therapy to simulate engagement and socialization.
  • Science-based cognitive wellness education.

Cognitive Activities


Complete & Comprehensive Therapy Materials

LEAP is a fully digital resource.
The below guidebooks, manuals and activity books are included.

LEAP Cognitive Stimulation Program


Clinician Guidebook

  • Overview and Pillars of LEAP.
  • Overview of Cognitive Stimulation Activities.
  • Forms, Wellness Education Guides, and Client Notebook.
  • Program Materials and How to Access Them.
  • Using LEAP with Clinical Populations.
  • Importance of Baseline Testing.
  • Guide for Administering LEAP.




LEAP Cognitive Performance Strategies

Client & Clinician Forms

  • Session Planning Form.
  • Client Goal Selection Form.
  • Client Goal Attainment Record.
  • Client Record & Progress Summary Form.
  • List of Cognitive Performance and Wellness Strategies.
  • Pre-Test of Knowledge of Strategies that Support Cognitive Function.
  • Post-Test of Knowledge of Strategies that Support Cognitive Function.
  • Cognitive Performance Strategies & Wellness Practices Use Form.
  • Communication, Memory, and Wellness Concerns Form.
  • Session Takeaways Form.


LEAP Cognitive Wellness


Wellness Education Guides

  • Neuroplasticity & Brain Change.
  • Stress Management.
  • Relaxation.
  • Positive Thinking.
  • Mindfulness.
  • Physical Exercise and Cognitive Wellness.
  • Nutrition and Cognitive Wellness.
  • Hearing, Social Connections, and Cognition.
  • Sleep & Memory.
  • Emotional Wellness.

Includes 10 activity books divided by cognitive domain.

Each stimulation activity is graded for difficulty. The activities are further labeled to indicate suitability for clinician involvement, completion without the clinician, or for groups.

LANGUAGE BOOKS

Aphasia Activity Book

Includes 97 pages of activities.

view table of contents

Language Comprehension & Expression Activity Book

Includes 37 pages of activities.

view table of contents

Reading & Writing Activity Book

Includes 41 pages of activities.

view table of contents

ATTENTION & MEMORY BOOKS

Attention Activity Book

Includes 28 pages of activities.

view table of contents

Memory Activity Book

Includes 66 pages of activities.

view table of contents

Orientation Activity

Includes 13 pages of activities.

view table of contents

EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS BOOKS

Associating Activity Book

Includes 26 pages of activities.

view table of contents

Problem Solving & Reasoning Activity Book

Includes 37 pages of activities.

view table of contents

PERCEPTION & SOCIAL COGNITION BOOKS

Perception Activity Book

Includes 34 pages of activities.

view table of contents

Social Cognition Activity Book

Includes 24 pages of activities.

view table of contents

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What's Included

Complete & Comprehensive Therapy Materials

LEAP is a fully digital resource.
The below guidebooks, manuals and activity books are included.

LEAP Cognitive Stimulation Program


Clinician Guidebook

  • Overview and Pillars of LEAP.
  • Overview of Cognitive Stimulation Activities.
  • Forms, Wellness Education Guides, and Client Notebook.
  • Program Materials and How to Access Them.
  • Using LEAP with Clinical Populations.
  • Importance of Baseline Testing.
  • Guide for Administering LEAP.




LEAP Cognitive Performance Strategies

Client & Clinician Forms

  • Session Planning Form.
  • Client Goal Selection Form.
  • Client Goal Attainment Record.
  • Client Record & Progress Summary Form.
  • List of Cognitive Performance and Wellness Strategies.
  • Pre-Test of Knowledge of Strategies that Support Cognitive Function.
  • Post-Test of Knowledge of Strategies that Support Cognitive Function.
  • Cognitive Performance Strategies & Wellness Practices Use Form.
  • Communication, Memory, and Wellness Concerns Form.
  • Session Takeaways Form.


LEAP Cognitive Wellness


Wellness Education Guides

  • Neuroplasticity & Brain Change.
  • Stress Management.
  • Relaxation.
  • Positive Thinking.
  • Mindfulness.
  • Physical Exercise and Cognitive Wellness.
  • Nutrition and Cognitive Wellness.
  • Hearing, Social Connections, and Cognition.
  • Sleep & Memory.
  • Emotional Wellness.

Includes 10 activity books divided by cognitive domain.

Each stimulation activity is graded for difficulty. The activities are further labeled to indicate suitability for clinician involvement, completion without the clinician, or for groups.

LANGUAGE BOOKS

Aphasia Activity Book

Includes 97 pages of activities.

Language Comprehension & Expression Activity Book

Includes 37 pages of activities.

Reading & Writing Activity Book

Includes 41 pages of activities.

ATTENTION & MEMORY BOOKS

Attention Activity Book

Includes 28 pages of activities.

Memory Activity Book

Includes 66 pages of activities.

Orientation Activity

Includes 13 pages of activities.

EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS BOOKS

Associating Activity Book

Includes 26 pages of activities.

Problem Solving & Reasoning Activity Book

Includes 37 pages of activities.

PERCEPTION & SOCIAL COGNITION BOOKS

Perception Activity Book

Includes 34 pages of activities.

view table of contents

Social Cognition Activity Book

Includes 24 pages of activities.

view table of contents

Target Audience

Adult Population

For SLPs, OTs, and other healthcare professionals needing therapeutic programs that build or maintain cognitive reserve. Client populations include adults with MCI, dementia, vascular disease, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Lewy body disease, and frontotemporal degeneration.

Author(s)

Kathryn A. Bayles, PhD, CCC-SLP (Retired), is Professor Emerita of the University of Arizona and an internationally known expert on cognitive-communication disorders associated with Alzheimer’s and other age-related neurodegenerative diseases. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes on Aging, Mental Health and Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, the Alzheimer’s, Andrus, and Robert Woods Johnson Foundations, and the Universities of Arizona and Central Arkansas. Widely published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, Dr. Bayles has also authored four books, the most recent being Cognitive-Communication Disorders of MCI and Dementia and two standardized tests: The Arizona Battery for Cognitive-Communication Disorders (ABCD-2) and the Functional Linguistic Communication Inventory (FLCI-2). She is a Fellow and Honors Recipient of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Past President and Honors Recipient of the American Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences.

Speaker Disclosures:

FinancialKathryn Bayles is presenter of online CE courses sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives royalties.

Nonfinancial — Kathryn Bayles has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Kim McCullough, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a Professor and Graduate Program Director at Appalachian State University. Dr. McCullough is a certified speech-language pathologist with clinical expertise in providing services to individuals with neurogenic communication disorders. Dr. McCullough’s clinical activities and research focus on aging, mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and interventions for sustaining brain function. She teaches the following courses: Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders and Motor Speech Disorders. Dr. McCullough also serves as the BCHS IPE program director. In this role she is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing interprofessional education within the college.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial — Kim McCullough is presenter of online CE courses sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives royalties.

Nonfinancial — Kim McCullough has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

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