Problem-Solving Picture Cards, by Mary John Pitti and Traci Meier, are designed to help individuals with limited cognitive skills, ideally those who have cognitive impairment due to a recent stroke or head trauma, to prepare them for common problem-solving situations. The cards give realistic problem-solving situations illustrated with full-color photos. Photos initiate communication about the problem or pressing issue and possible solutions. Designed to help improve problem-solving and reasoning skills. Questions on reverse side of each photo can be used as prompts in identifying problems and formulating solutions. Questions vary in difficulty to match the level of child. These cards work well in individual sessions, in small groups, or as carryover activities. Photos have minimal distracting backgrounds, so the user can focus on the problem. Manual provides suggested activities for both individual and group sessions. Card categories cover community mobility, confrontation, household problems, consumer safety problems, and personal hygiene. Set contains 78 cards, 13-page softcover manual, and storage box.
DIMENSIONS: Cards are 6 inches in width x 8 inches in length.