Cognitive linguistics is a branch of linguistics that examines the relationship between language and the mind.
Language is thought of as one of the human cognitive abilities providing insight into the nature, structure, and organization of thoughts and ideas.
Stronger language skills mean stronger cognitive skills.
What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?
Cognitive linguistics theory emphasises that human cognitive abilities are able to use language as a tool to organize and process thoughts and communicate these thoughts with others.
Cognitive linguistic therapy is used to help patients who are having problems resulting from events such as a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or as a result of a progressive neurological condition (e.g., dementia).
Additionally, it can also be used for patients with communication difficulties/ impaired cognition/ or patients with an altered cognitive state.
How Will This Worksheet Help You?
This worksheet is tailored to improve a patient’s attention, memory, AND problem-solving skills, restore cognitive functions, and overall mental health.
How Should You Use This Worksheet?
Cognitive linguistics therapy should be used as a type of assessment to meet the goal of a patient’s cognitive functional needs.
This worksheet can also be used as a way of keeping track of your memory throughout the day. The questions are intended to stimulate your cognitive functioning.
Provide answers to the questions and use this worksheet as your self-evaluation kit.
COGNITIVE LINGUISTICS THERAPY WORKSHEET
Stimulating your brain improves memory and cognitive functions.
- List down different ways in which you can stimulate your brain.
Cognitive linguistics therapy emphasises the importance of communication which improves speaking and memory.
- Write down a conversation you had with a friend or family member not more than 12 hours ago.
Getting organized will help you remember what you need to do and when to do it.
- List down different ways in which you can get organized.
Example: Putting your keys in the same place every day.
Having a schedule/ or routine will help you perform daily activities effectively and efficiently.
- Weekly Schedule & Routine
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Staying active is known to improve memory, cognitive functioning, and overall mental health.
- What physical and social activities are you involved in?
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Franciscan Healthcare. (© 2022). Therapies: Cognitive Linguistic Therapy. Available at: https://www.franhealth.org/services/rehabilitation-wellness/therapies/speech-therapy.html/title/cognitive-linguistic-therapy. [Accessed on October 24, 2022]
Language Humanities: What is Cognitive Linguistics? (© 2022). Available at: https://www.languagehumanities.org/what-is-cognitive-linguistics.htm. [Accessed on October 24, 2022]
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