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Initiation, planning, organization, and brain injury  
Abstract:  This handout describes how brain injury may affect: initiation, the ability to start doing something; planning, the ability to choose how to do a task and list the steps; and organization, the ability to put steps of a task in the right order. Included are answers to questions about what can make problems in these areas worse, when to ask for help, what can be done, and a list of resources.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2008, November 1, 2008
UWMC Availability:  Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic; 8S (Rehab Medicine Clinic)
General Topics:  Symptoms and General Pathology; Neurological Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Rehabilitation; Memory Disorders; Head Injuries; Brain Injuries; Brain Disorders; Brain
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3519

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