Cognitive rehabilitation from a functional perspective often requires intensive training over a longer period of time. In the case of rehabilitation of unilateral neglect, the frequency and intensity needed is expensive and difficult to implement both for the therapists and the patients. For this reason, this case study tests the possibility of using computer-based training in the rehabilitation efforts for a patient with severe neglect who had no previous skills in computer usage. The article describes the results of the training both in terms of neuropsychological tests and the reading ability of the patient.


optokinetic training home training computer-based training unilateral neglect prism adaptation training bottom-up 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Inge Linda Wilms
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  1. 1.Dept. of PsychologyUniversity of CopenhagenDenmark

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