Suggestions for family and friends.
There are a number of simple strategies that you can give your family and friends to help you with your thinking. Suggest that they:
Give clear and short instructions - no more than five or six words to a sentence and give only one or two instructions together at any time.
Write or draw instructions on paper, for example draw a map.
Keep activities simple.
Encourage the use of memory aids such as diaries, note pads, tape recorders and
Be aware that problems can be made worse by stress, tiredness or by being in a busy or noisy environment.
Minimise the clutter around you.
Encourage regular breaks and plenty of time to rest and relax.
Slow down and work through one step at a time.
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