HOBSCOTCH Memory Program

HOme Based Self-management and COgnitive Training CHanges lives

What is HOBSCOTCH?

HOBSCOTCH is a free program specifically for adults with epilepsy. It’s designed to help you find ways to manage and cope with your memory problems in order to lead a happier, more productive life.

HOBSCOTCH uses Problem Solving Treatment and Memory Strategies which will help you identify memory-related problems in your own daily life and find solutions to manage these problems. This program consists of 8 sessions delivered by a certified HOBSCOTCH Memory Coach. The sessions occur weekly and last 45-60 minutes. The first and last sessions are conducted either in-person in a private office setting, or virtually while the participant is at home using a computer or tablet and a webcam. It is up to the Memory Coach and participant to decide if an in-person or virtual approach is more appropriate. Your Memory Coach will guide you through the program, giving you encouragement and support, but the ideas, solutions, and actions come from YOU!

Interested in Joining?

What You’ll Learn
  • The ABC’s of memory, normal memory problem and how seizures can affect cognition
  • Skills to improve your memory
  • Skills to compensate for memory problems in everyday life
  • How participating in physical and pleasant activities can reduce stress and improve your memory and your mood.
What You’ll Receive
  • 8 sessions with a HOBSCOTCH certified Memory Coach
  • HOBSCOTCH Workbook
  • Memory Tool Box
  • Day Planner & Seizure Diary
Make Sure You’re Eligible
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be able to read and write in English with an IQ >70
  • Have access to phone for weekly sessions
  • Be able to commit to 8 sessions including 2 sessions in person or virtual
Get Started

To sign up for the HOBSCOTCH Memory Program, fill out registration form. For more information, contact us through our online form or by phone at (210) 653-5353.

A study by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center examining adults with epilepsy showed the HOBSCOTCH Program to be effective in improving quality of life and objective cognition. HOBSCOTCH is a Managing Epilepsy Well Network evidenced-based program and was developed at Dartmouth College. The original development of, and subsequent dissemination of the HOBSCOTCH program was funded by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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