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you can find ANYTHING on youtube!
Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 12:19 PM
Joined: 3/21/2012
Posts: 439

i was at my cognitive therapy appointment today and my therapist and i were discussing and working on my increased difficulty doing things in sequence, i.e. washing dishes, making the bed, etc.  then, she thought, "wait a can find ANYTHING on youtube!", so we went to youtube and typed in "how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich" and lo and behold, the visual instructions were there!


we then typed in some other areas that i have difficulty with, i.e. making the bed, taking a shower.  and visual step-by-step instructions were brought up.  the good thing also was that i can stop at any time and reverse.  can be done on computer or ipad. 


hope this could be helpful to others, also.

Iris L.
Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 1:17 PM
Joined: 12/15/2011
Posts: 18519

This is a great idea, Nomemo!  You're very fortunate to have a therapist who is willing to work WITH you in finding answers for your difficulties, and not tell you there's nothing wrong with you, like my psychologist did.

Iris L.

Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 3:04 PM
Joined: 12/6/2011
Posts: 3326

Thanks for the tip, nomemo. Now, if I can only remember it when I will need it!
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Juliana EOAZ
Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 6:57 PM
Joined: 3/29/2014
Posts: 13

Great Idea. As for remembering where to find this Great idea.........

I'v been  transfering 

(by email or Facebook or journal) 

these great hints for the 'Future me' as this disease progresses

to my Daughter. 

Juliana EOAD

Paul Hornback
Posted: Thursday, May 1, 2014 9:16 AM
Joined: 8/9/2013
Posts: 584

Nomemo, what a great idea. I've used youtube for many "how to things" I've never done before. Now your idea is a great reminder to use youtube for things I forget how to do. I'm adding it to my coping skills list.

God Bless, Paul