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Workbook for Reasoning Skills

Exercises for Functional Reasoning and Reading Comprehension, Second Edition, Revised and Updated

Susan Howell Brubaker

Brubaker Rehabilitation Materials, Health Care, Rehabilitation, Speech and Language Pathology

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 sourcebooks.

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.

Target Areas: drawing conclusions, problem solving, following directions, visual/logical sequencing, humor, numbers/symbols

Susan Howell Brubaker has spent her professional career of more than thirty years in the Speech and Language Pathology Department at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan. She specializes in working with adults who have suffered communicative loss as a result of neurological dysfunction or brain injury. She holds a B.S. from St. Lawrence University, an M.S. from Ithaca College, and a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.