Cognitive Worksheet Packets
Worksheet packets for all areas of cognition.
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Are you looking for language activities for dementia patients? Language is a complex cognitive skill. It involves executive functioning, memory, and visual and auditory processing skills. Sometimes, people with dementia struggle with one or more aspects of language, such as word retrieval. That is why we developed this packet. We wanted to create a packet to help improve language skills that are often inhibited in individuals with dementia.
In this workbook, we have provided 4 exercises that target different cognitive skills involved in language skills. We have a verbal memory exercise, Words, Where are you? We have a visual attention exercise, Private Eye. Additionally, we have a word-categorizing activity, Secret Files, and lastly, a language-inferring activity, Embroidery.
This packet will be great to be used for seniors, anyone looking for printable activities for dementia patients, or anyone looking for language-based activities. If you love this packet, we highly recommend you try our digital program. Each one of these exercises is even better on the digital program.
Included inside: 13 worksheets and bridging questions.
Go set out on the wild wild west! Try your hand at remembering and recalling different images and their locations on a grid associated with America’s wild wild west! In this exercise, clients will utilize executive functioning skills such as working memory and attention. This Mini Packet can help clients prepare for real world tasks like being able to recall objects around their neighborhood.
Working memory is the cornerstone of cognitive function, essential for tasks that require attention, problem-solving, and learning. At Happy Neuron Pro, we’re committed to helping you improve your client’s working memory. This is why we created this packet and why we think this would be a great addition to your therapeutic toolbox! In this packet, we have carefully crafted a set of four exercises, each targeting different aspects of working memory:
- Chunking: Sharpen your attention and visual-spatial skills as you study the location of items on a grid. This is a fun way to engage spatial memory.
- Split Words: It is one thing to remember words. It is another to put fragments of words together. This one is fun on paper but even better as a digital exercise. Make sure to check it out!
- Root It Out: Trying to recall words that start with a certain letter can become challenging before you realize it.
- Decipher: Strengthen your working verbal memory as you decipher and decode these mystery words.
We recommend this packet for individuals who are 10 years or older. This will be great for older adults and individuals looking to improve their memory. Additionally, we understand the importance of translating therapeutic activities into real-world achievements. To facilitate this process, we provide you with a unique set of bridging questions. These questions help you and your clients reflect on how your cognitive rehabilitation therapy aligns with their personal goals. We also believe these questions may help clinicians identify areas where more work is needed and recognize strengths.
Included inside: 14 working memory activity worksheets and bridging questions
Looking for additional resources? Check out our other working memory worksheets here →
Mental movement is a complex cognitive skill needed to plan things out. It helps with visual-spatial skills and the ability to organize information, make mental-visual comparisons, and overall decisions based upon order or comparison.
In this worksheet, we’re providing you with 4 exercises to use with your clients to practice strategies related to mental movement, whether mentally moving a ball from one hoop to another or remembering where objects are placed. You are using language clues and space markers to solve a sentence. Or even mentally reflecting on a pattern, this packet has all that and more. Your client will be exposed to different task requirements, all sharing the underlying component of mentally moving objects.
This worksheet challenges: working memory, attention, visual-spatial skills, and language.
Included inside: 19 worksheets and bridging questions
When visual information is processed in our brains, we examine details and derive important information. Sometimes, this information is stored temporarily during a task in our working memory. Other times they are practiced and rehearsed to remain ingrained in our long-term memory. In this worksheet, we provide you with 4 exercises that target visual and verbal memory. Our goal was to help your patient see how they use visual and verbal memory skills daily in life skills such as grocery shopping and clothes shopping.
If you like this packet, try bridging workbook #1 which is about the cognitive skills required for grocery shopping. Additionally, try our digital program to strengthen the skills used in this packet.
This packet will be great to use one-on-one with your client or in group therapy sessions. It is well suitable for children aged 8+ and adults.
Included inside: 18 worksheets and bridging questions.
Forgot your grocery store list? Fear no more! With these exercises, you will learn about adaptability. Practice remembering words in a set, and recalling them for later use! Clients will be able to work on working memory, flexibility and organization. This exercise will target your verbal memory, and help you be able to remember a list that you make for your store trips!
Traveling is an exciting activity that requires lots of attention to detail and planning. In this mini packet, you will travel across the continental United States by starting at one location and having to arrive at a specific destination. Clients will have the opportunity to practice skills such as memory and attention while planning a trip. Choose your trip, and keep track of the places you see along the way!
Are you looking for effective ways to support individuals with Aphasia in improving their language and cognitive abilities? Our carefully crafted packet makes practicing language fun! We understand that many individuals possess remarkable intelligence but face language-related challenges. Our goal is to empower clinicians with resources to help them overcome Aphasia and enhance their communication skills hopefully.
In this packet, you’ll find five engaging activities based on our language-based digital exercises. These exercises are strategically designed to address the underlying language components individuals may struggle with. Providing these exercises may enable your clients to make significant progress in their language abilities.
In addition to language improvement, our worksheets also target other essential cognitive functions required for language success. Other cognitive skills engaged in this packet are:
- Executive Functioning: Our exercises challenge executive functions, helping individuals with Aphasia enhance their decision-making, planning, and problem-solving skills.
- Working Memory: These worksheets engage working memory, a vital cognitive skill necessary for retaining and processing information effectively.
- Attention: Our exercises promote focused attention, a crucial skill for clear communication and daily activities.
We believe that with the proper tools, clinicians can create environments of learning and recovery. It is for that reason that we develop worksheets like this and more. Make sure also to download our other free worksheets. We release free mini worksheets 2x a month.
Included inside: 17 worksheets and bridging questions.
Looking for more resources? Check out our other aphasia-focused worksheets →
We designed this packet to stimulate visual skills related to verbal attention. The goal of this packet is to engage all aspects related to verbal and visual attention skills. We believe Verbal and visual attention skills are essential to all cognitive functions, especially those around social cognition and language. This packet will start by challenging your patients with two different adaptations of our digital exercise Private Eye. In this first exercise, your patient will have to find perfect circles. The following exercise will challenge their ability to recognize the correlation between words and their meaning to determine which words do not belong. The following exercise is a modification of Elephant Memory. This modification requires your patient to study a scene and answer questions.
The last two exercises are focused directly on verbal attention. This last section starts with an adaption of Restaurant. This adaption aims to engage your patient’s ability to compare and contrast two recipes. Looking side by side, your patient will identify what was different between the recipes. Finally, your patient will have to read a passage and find the typos and errors in this modified version of This Story is Full of Blanks.
This packet is an excellent resource for teachers who want to challenge their students’ ability to process visual-verbal information. Therapists have also used this packet to help stimulate patients with brain injuries that affect their verbal attention skills or aphasia.
Included Inside: 13 pages and bridging questions.
Memory is one of the most impacted cognitive functions post-injury. In this mini-packet, you will have to recall various shapes and their colors that you have previously memorized. By practicing this, clients will be able to improve their cognition and memory skills for both social and academic settings. This exercise will help you learn strategies to better retain visual information that you come across, such as when you view signs as you walk through a city or town.
Stroke impacts verbal fluency, semantic knowledge, memory, attention, and motor skills. In this packet, we wanted to provide several exercises targeting some of the key cognitive areas that may be impacted after a stroke. Our catch the ladybug exercise helps individuals practice hand movement. Root it out will help engage your patient’s long-term verbal memory recall. This packet’s version of Private Eye will encourage your patient to use their inferring skills. Your Patient will have to figure out which item does not belong. Lastly, fill in the blank, a modified version of This Story is Full of Blanks, may encourage your patient’s verbal memory as they recall facts about themselves.
This packet contains adaptable activities for individual and group therapy sessions.
Included inside: 10 pages and bridging questions.
Information retention and recall are essential for everyday tasks. In this packet, your client will be challenged with tasks that will help them remember the locations of words and objects and recall orders and names. The exercises in this packet will target their verbal memory, spatial memory, working memory, and word association. They will start the packet with their verbal and spatial memory challenged with a Words, Where are You? exercise. Next, they will have to recall orders of a group of people at a Restaurant. Then they will get a short break from words as they just have to recall the shapes from one page to the next. Finally, they will have to recall people’s names. This worksheet is helpful for anyone who would like to improve and adapt their strategies for memory.
Included inside: 15 pages and bridging questions.
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HappyNeuron's cognitive worksheet packets
HappyNeuron Pro worksheets are based on exercises from our digital tool. They are designed to be used by clinicians to help clients stimulate, build, or rebuild the foundation of different cognitive functions.
Cognitive therapy may lead to an improved quality of life for patients. We aim to empower clinicians by helping them save time and making it easier to provide cognitive therapy. Therefore, we design our worksheets and digital exercises to be engaging and relevant. Through our tools and the cognitive therapy that clinicians provide, patients can practice the cognitive skills needed for daily functioning and may see improvement.
Find the perfect cognitive worksheet packets for your client
We create a wide variety of worksheets for numerous cognitive domains and conditions. If you’re searching for a specific cognitive skill, use the filters on the left. If you’re looking for worksheets to help with a specific condition, we recommend you look at our worksheet bundles, which are collections of packets to address specific skills or conditions.