Technology, like the use of smartphones as a memory tool, has helped advance strategies for people with TBI. But once patients have learned how to use these tools, the SLP helps them apply that knowledge for practical use in daily life.
Kate Sullivan, MS is a speech-language pathologist and director of the Brain Fitness Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda. In 2009, she helped launch the Brain Fitness Center, devised as an adjunct to traditional cognitive therapies offered by Speech and Occupational Therapy.
Produced by Victoria Tilney McDonough, Brian King, and Jared Schaubert, BrainLine.