Mobile Devices as Cognitive Aids for People with Brain Injuries |

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Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: writer, Fiona Bessey Bushnell, OT shares information and background about Tony Gentry’s work with cognitive aids for individuals with brain injuries. I have enjoyed following Tony’s innovative work with mobile devices for a while. He has been a forerunner of doing research on the use of handheld electronics to support individuals with cognitive disabilities. Ms. Bushnell summaries his work and provides some of his practical suggestions for the use of mobile devices.

Enjoy her post and check out more of Tony Gentry’s, PhD, OTR (Associate Professor of OT at VCU), publications on technology for individuals with cognitive challenges VCU’s Department of Occupational Therapy’s AT for Cognition Laboratory ( ).




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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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