In each personal and telephone visit, participants will learn memory skills and strategies, then practice these skills and apply problem-solving techniques in everyday, real-life situations between visits.
The components of HOBSCOTCH include:
- Education to teach basics of memory function, normal memory problems and factors related to seizure-related cognitive problems,
- Self-awareness training emphasizing awareness of the multiple influences that affect memory and attention,
- Compensatory strategies or skills training to “compensate” for cognitive functions that may affected,
- Problem Solving Therapy will provide the participant with skills to systematically work through memory related difficulties and other problems faced.