Functional Learning For The Home And Community




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Reproducible Activities:

With over 200 pages of reproducible, functional activities, this is the only resource you will need to implement functional intervention programs.

  • Emphasizes utilization of multiple processes during functional task completion
  • Includes real-life experiences for use in developing functional training programs

Chapters Include:

  • Building Basic Skills
  • Memory
  • Real-Life Reading & Writing
  • Facilitating Insight & Awareness
  • Executive and Higher Functioning Skills
  • Family Education and Training
  • Community Reintegration: Includes material for follow-up discussion, task evaluation and family feedback

Unique Features of this Manual:

  • Special Section on Insight & Awareness
  • Reproducible Brochures for Family Education
  • Home Program of Functional Activities
  • Treatment Goals Written in Functional Context for All Topics
  • Compensatory Treatment Strategies Included for All Topics

Functional Activities Included (Partial List):

  • Using the Newspaper
  • Calendar Concepts
  • Decisions about Medications
  • Mail Tasks
  • Emergency Planning
  • Food Preparation/Nutrition
  • Sporting Events
  • Going to the Mall
  • Gardening Information
  • Bank Forms / Money Matters
  • Garage Sale Activities
  • Catalog Shopping
  • Dressing / Toileting Tasks

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What's Included

Manual contains over 200 pages of reproducible, functional activities.

Target Audience

Excellent resource for Speech-Language Pathologists and Occupational and Recreational Therapists working in acute care, acute rehab, out-patient, home health, skilled nursing facilities and community reintegration programs.


Brenda Capobres Villegas, MS, CCC-SLPCo-Author

Speaker Disclosure:

Financial Brenda Capobres Villegas is the co-author of Functional Learning For The Home And Community published by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

Nonfinancial — None.

Elizabeth Peterson, MA, CCC-SLP, is a licensed speech-language pathologist and speech coach with over 17 years of experience working with adults and children. She has experience working with speech delays, language disorders, cognition, voice, regional and foreign accent reduction, and corporate communication. Elizabeth offers a full speech therapy practice addressing preschool, school age and adolescent needs by offering individual speech therapy programs and group therapy that are specific for speech and language disorders, social skills, life skills, as well as offering strategies for learning disabilities that promote academic success. She is a board member of the Colorado Speech Language Hearing Association, and also consults on the Traumatic Brain Injury Team for the Cherry Creek School District. Among other publications, Elizabeth is author of Functional Learning For The Home And Community.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial — Elizabeth Peterson author of treatment materials, including "Functional Learning for the Home and Community" published by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

Financial — Elizabeth Peterson author of online CEU courses offered by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

Nonfinancial — Elizabeth Peterson has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

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