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Level I Automatic Actions
Characterized by automatic motor responses and changes in the autonomic nervous system. Counsciousness to the external environment is minimal.
Level II Postural Actions
Characterized by movement that is associated with comfort. There is some awareness of large objects in the environment, and the individual may assist caregiver with simple tasks.
Level III Manual Actions
Begins with the use of the hands to manipulate objects. The individual may perform a limited number of tasks with long-term repetitive training.
Level IV Goal Directed Actions
Characterized by carrying out simple tasks through to completion. THe individual relies heavily on visual cues. He/she may be able to carry out established routines but cannot cope with unexpected events.
Level V Exploratory Actions
Overt trial and error problem solving. New learning occurs. THis may be the usual level of functioning for 20% of the population.
Level VI Planned Actions
Absence of disability. The person can think of hypothetical situations and do mental trial and error problem solving
Scoring Allen Cognitive Test
(Level 2 through Level 6)
Level 2: unable to imitate the running stitch
Level 3: able to imitate the running stitch, three stitches
Level 4: able to imitate the whip stitch, three stitches
Level 5: able to imitate the single cordovan stitch using overt trial and error methods, three stitches
Level 6: able to imitate the single cordovan stitch using covert trial and error methods, three stitches