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COGNITION

  • General Cognition

    Cognition is the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses. It is being involved in conscious intellectual activity such as thinking, reasoning, and / or remembering. (concentration, mathematics, memory, organization, reading, social skills, time management, and writing). Please see the limitations that correspond with the individual’s need (concentration, mathematics, memory, organization, reading, social skills, time management, and writing).

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  • Task Specific - Learning

    Task specific training is the repetitive practicing of a task that is specific to an intended outcome. In other words, it is training in order to learn to do the specific task. Many individuals with disabilities will need repletion in order to become proficient in performing certain tasks.

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  • Information Processing

    Information processing is the process (procedure) by which the brain takes in stimuli from the immediate environment. Our bodies constantly process internal and external sensations. Some examples may include pain that registers as a headache, hearing a coworker ask a question, or reading written instructions. Various limitations may negatively impact an individual’s ability to process information quickly and effectively. Please see the following limitations that may correspond with the individual’s need (concentration, fatigue, memory, organization, reading, social skills, stress intolerance, time management, and writing).

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