Using metacognitive strategies sounds fancy, but it's a simple concept. SLPs give patients one strategy to apply across many situations ... a way to break down a large task into smaller, manageable ones.
Inbal Eshel, MA, CCC-SLP is the lead traumatic brain injury speech-language pathologist at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She provides diagnostic and therapeutic interventions aimed at minimizing cognitive and language deficits and maximizing quality of life.
Produced by Victoria Tilney McDonough, Brian King, and Jared Schaubert, BrainLine.