Cognition or Thinking Skills after ABI
Changes to cognition or our “thinking skills” are common following Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). These changes can include problems with memory and learning; attention and concentration; processing information; planning and organisation; problem solving /reasoning and judgement; understanding of concepts such as ‘time’; a sense of self (identity) or self-awareness; insight.
Functionally, changes to cognition or thinking skills can:
The following fact sheets have been developed to provide practical strategies and information about a range of topics related to the understanding of changes in cognition or “thinking” skills post ABI for people with brain injury, family, friends, support workers and professionals.