Zoltan’s Vision, Perception, and Cognition: Evaluation and Treatment of the Adult with Acquired Brain Injury (Hardcover)

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Zoltan’s Vision, Perception, and Cognition: Evaluation and Treatment of the Adult with Acquired Brain Injury By Tatiana Kaminsky, PhD, OTR/L, Janet Powell, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Cover Image


The go-to guide for nearly 50 years for occupational therapists working with adults with visual, perceptual, and cognitive deficits after brain injury is back for a Fifth Edition.
Zoltan’s Vision, Perception, and Cognition: Evaluation and Treatment of the Adult With Acquired Brain Injury, Fifth Edition maintains the core foundation laid in previous editions while drawing upon Drs. Tatiana A. Kaminsky and Janet M. Powell’s 60-plus years combined of clinical, teaching, and research experience in adult neuro-based rehabilitation.
This best-selling text translates the available research and theory into application for practice. The result is a comprehensive, accessible, up-to-date, and evidence-informed textbook with a strong occupation-based focus, detailing occupational therapy evaluation and treatment practices for adults with visual, perceptual, and cognitive deficits after brain injury.
What’s new in the Fifth Edition:
  • An emphasis on functional cognition, occupational focus, and changes in approaches to rehabilitation
  • Clinical examples from adult neurorehabilitation to ease understanding
  • Up-to-date evidence and everyday technology implementation
  • Tips for collaborating with a team of practitioners
  • New case examples
Instructors in educational settings can also visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional instructional resources.
Zoltan’s Vision, Perception, and Cognition: Evaluation and Treatment of the Adult With Acquired Brain Injury, Fifth Edition includes key updates to stay current while maintaining the essence of its previous editions.

About the Author

About the Authors
  Tatiana A. Kaminsky, PhD, OTR/L, received her Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in Madison, Wisconsin, and her Master of Science in rehabilitation medicine and Doctor of Philosophy in nursing science from the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. She has been a clinician for more than 25 years providing services to adults, especially those with neurological disorders, in a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. She has also worked as a low vision therapist in a hospital outpatient setting and a low vision clinic where she partnered with optometrists. Her current clinical work focuses on home- and community-based care. Dr. Kaminsky taught full time in the School of Occupational Therapy at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, from 2005 until 2021 and continues to teach in an adjunct capacity. The courses she has taught have primarily focused on neuroscience and the treatment of adults with neurological disorders. Her research has focused on people with visual and/or cognitive deficits. She is especially interested in examining the use of everyday technology for adults with cognitive deficits after acquired brain injury.
Janet M. Powell, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, is an associate professor emerita and former Master of Occupational Therapy program director in the Division of Occupational Therapy at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. She holds three degrees from the University of Washington: a Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy; a Master of Science in rehabilitation medicine; and an interdisciplinary Doctor of Philosophy degree in rehabilitation medicine, psychology, biostatistics, and education. Dr. Powell’s research and teaching expertise is in adult neurological rehabilitation. She has been supported by a number of federal grants to better understand the lives of people who have sustained traumatic brain injury and to investigate telephone-based, problem-solving interventions for survivors of traumatic brain injury and their family and friend caregivers. Her research has also included studies of the assessment of saccadic eye movements in adults. Dr. Powell has authored numerous journal articles, chapters in occupational therapy and optometry textbooks, and consumer resources. She has copresented nationally with an optometrist/physiatrist team on assessing and treating visual impairments in adults with acquired brain injury. Before becoming a full-time faculty member in 2001, she provided occupational therapy services to children and adults with neurological disorders in a variety of clinical settings for more than 20 years.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781617110818
ISBN-10: 1617110817
Publisher: Slack Incorporated
Publication Date: July 15th, 2023
Pages: 352
Language: English