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Workbook for Reasoning Skills Synopsis

Workbook for Reasoning Skills: Exercises for Functional Reasoning and Reading Comprehension is packed with exercises that emphasize real-world situations, problem solving, reasoning, and comprehension. Interesting and up-to-date exercises test cognitive flexibility and tap critical and creative thinking. Written for adolescents and adults with mild to moderate impairments, the exercises are easily adaptable for many populations and uses. The second edition of Workbook for Reasoning Skills , which now has a new subtitle, features many changes and improvements that will please those who regularly use Susan Howell Brubaker's series of workbooks and source books. This new edition retains the familiar yellow cover of the original and comes in a convenient ring binder that allows for each workbook page to be used separately. Workbook pages feature improved layouts with larger, easier-to-read type and are printed with reinforcing plastic around the ring holes to prevent them from easily tearing. Approximately 200 new questions have been added and nearly 1,500 changes have been made to additional Items from the first edition. A new user's guide and suggested answer key are also provided along with completed examples for each exercise and tabbed dividers to help locate exercises quickly. The target areas of this book are: drawing conclusions, problem solving, following directions, visual/logical sequencing, humor, and numbers/symbols. Susan Howell Brubaker's workbooks and source books are designed for the adolescent and adult with aphasia or cognitive deficits. Together they form a comprehensive and diverse collection of language-based exercises. Used throughout the world, Brubaker's workbooks have become popular for their excellent content and easy-to-use format. To complement her workbooks, Brubaker's source books offer a wealth of materials for the clinician. Their unique screening device will help assess and pinpoint a clients' deficits. Brubaker brings not only more than thirty years of experience with the neurogenic population to her publications but also her creative mind, sense of humor, high standards, and understanding of the brain-injured client. Her expertise makes her books unmatched in quality, content, diversity, and value.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780814332894
Publication date: 8th July 2020
Author: Susan Howell Brubaker
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
Format: Loose-leaf
Pagination: 304 pages
Categories: Intelligence & reasoning,

About Susan Howell Brubaker

Susan Howell Brubaker is Assistant Director of the Speech and Language Pathology Department at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan. She has extensive experience with adults who have suffered communicative loss as a result of neurological dysfunction. The Speech and Language Pathology Department at Beaumont is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Professional Services Board.

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