Acquired Brain Injury/Cognitive Rehabilitation Program

This program is on hiatus through December 2020; Courses are expected to resume spring 2021, students interested in this program should reach out to a DSPS counselor.

Instructor: Dr. Phyllis Tappe, Ph.D., Cognitive Skills Specialist

The Cognitive Rehabilitation Program offers therapeutic classes designed to improve the cognitive skills and functioning of people with brain injuries and/or learning disabilities. 

  • Improving Cognitive Skills, LRNRE 213A and LRNRE 213B focus on
  • Attention skills
  • Memory Strategies
  • Recognition of verbal and non-verbal patterns
  • Basics of brain function
  • Human learning theory applied to individual strengths and weaknesses
  • How to solve computer generated problems in sequencing and logic
  • Organization and critical evaluation of information
  • Strategies in problem-solving.

LRNRE 213A focuses on attention, organization, memory, and learning strategies.

LRNRE 213B focuses on organization, problem-solving, and logic.

Class Highlights:

  • Class format includes both lectures and lab;
  • Lab: Includes most up-to-date Cognitive Rehabilitation software;
  • Lab assists with identifying deficit areas and developing strategies to deal with problem areas.

For information and enrollment assistance, please schedule an appointment with a DSPS counselor.  New to DSPS at COA?  Please begin with our How to Apply for DSPS Services at COA. Continuing COA DSPS students can schedule an appointment with your DSPS Counselor Online Appointment Scheduling System

We look forward to working with you.

This program is on hiatus through December 2020; Courses are expected to resume spring 2021, students interested in this program should reach out to a DSPS counselor.

coa-dsps01@peralta.edu
510/748-2328 (messages will be returned)

510/748-2339 fax