Occupational Therapy Assessment Paper

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The occupational therapy assessments tool used were the Peabody Developmental Motor Scale 2 (PMDS 2) and the Childhood Autism Rating Scale. The performance areas assessed within the PMDS 2 were the grasp, visual motor, object manipulation, standing activities and locomotion. The areas divided into 15 categories namely relating to people, imitation, emotional response, body use, object use, adaptation to change, visual response, listening response, taste smell and touch response and use, fear or nervousness, verbal communication, nonverbal communication, activity level, level and consistency of intellectual response, and general impressions.
2. Child’s History (child initials, general demographics, social history, growth and development, social /health habits, family history, and current condition to include chief complaint, functional status, and medication
M was born on November 8th 2009 and weighed lbs. 6 oz. She lives in Tallahassee Florida. She is diagnosed with Down syndrome and had no birth complications nor was she premature. In the past, M received occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy. Currently, she receives speech therapy two to three times a day. M mothers concerns are with speech and fine motor skills. M attends …show more content…

She said she could understand her 5% and 25% of the time. She said people understand her speech from 1% to 10%. When ask if her child is aware of, or frustrated by, any speech or language difficulties she said “no”. M does not repeat sounds, words or phrases, over and over. She understands when her mother speaks to her. She does not respond correctly to yes and no questions. She does not respond correctly to who/what/where/ and why questions. She is able to use body language. She is able to sound vowels and grunts. She uses single word phrases. She cannot communicate using more than 2 to 4 words and more sentences. Overall Mallory communication skills are a work in

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