Cognative / Memory / Comprehension Deficits

Cognitive disorders are conditions that cause individuals to have difficulty thinking. The typical symptoms of a cognitive disorder include a decline in awareness, perception, reasoning, memory and judgment although symptoms may vary. Cognition involves the mental processing of information. Memory and thoughts combine to store, retrieve and manipulate this information. A disruption of this process may result in the diagnosis of a cognitive disorder. Cognitive dysfunction can be attributed to: 

  • An acute injury: Traumatic Brain Injury, stroke, concussion
  • A neurological disorder: Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Normal process of aging