A Case Study of Adam, a Dyslexic Child Essay
Adam attended the LRC on the 28th June, with his mother and father. Both clinicians were present during the assessment.
This report must be referred to in conjunction with the neuro-developmental assessment …show more content…
When either his mother or the therapist extended his ideas he incorporated the suggestions within his play. Adam's play was not rigid nor repetitive, however when new ideas were presented he sometimes took longer than would be expected to process what was being said and to then execute or integrate the instructions within his play. He also had difficulty manipulating some of the toys. Please refer to the neuro-developmental report for observations on fine and gross motor skills.
Adam used language whilst playing and he answered questions related to his play. He was able to provide information in response to questions asked regarding his play. He was at times imaginative, e.g. he pretended to add salt to the chicken he was cooking.
To summarise Adam's play skills are delayed and affected by his reduced language, motor development and overall cognitive abilities. Adam needs