Cognitive dysfunction

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  • Phonological Awareness: A Case Study

    In the Language Context subtest area, the client obtained a standard score of 94 with a percentile rank of 34 and a confidence interval of 88-100. This standard score is within normal functional limits. In the Language Structure subtest area, Bernie obtained a standard score of 85 with a percentile rank of 16 with a confidence interval of 79-91. This standard score indicates a borderline average score. In the subtest area of Working Memory, the client obtained a standard score of 77 with a…

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  • Family Based Intervention

    Parent Directed Sensory Based Intervention Occupational Therapy is one of the leading treatment choices by families that have children whom are afflicted with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). One of the most formative treatments used by occupational therapist to combat ASD is sensory integration. This treatment is used when a child with ASD exhibits hypo or hypersensitivity to sensory input from their surroundings. Along with sensory integration, occupational therapists are trying a new family…

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  • Observational Child Observation

    As a project for my Child Development class, I completed an observational child study. I chose a four year old male child of one of my co-workers, whom I had met several months prior to the study. Paxton was born on June 15, 2012 and was six weeks premature. Aside from the requirement of a feeding tube at birth, Paxton suffered no complications. At 30 pounds and 33 inches, he is in the 5th percentile in weight and the 25th percentile in height (Clinical Growth Charts, 2016). His height is…

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  • Early Childhood Observation Summary

    General Information: Emma is 5 year old girl currently attending Mrs. Engel’s early childhood afternoon classroom. A re-evaluation was requested in order to gather additional information in preparation for her transition into Kindergarten. Emma currently received direct occupational therapy services. Per chart review Emma received early intervention services through the Indiana First Step program prior to attending the Early Childhood program. Summary of Procedures: Emma was evaluated…

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  • Examples Of Five Senses Essay

    It has been studied and proven that no two brains are alike. With this being said, no two students learn the same. One student may intake information more efficiently with visual aids while another may work better with hands on projects. Even though learning may happen differently from student to student, there is something that all students share; the five senses. Dr. A. Jean Ayres, who is known for her work on sensory integration, “maintained that the basic operating premise of the theory of…

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  • Linguistic Innateness Theory: Amanda's Compulsory

    it is, it in within us. It assists us in acquiring and executing certain aspects language and, if it is damaged, there can be a dysfunction in communication, including being unable to understand the context a story (Wolf Nelson, pg. 59-60, 2010). This might also attribute to Amanda’s exhibited sensory deficits. While there is little to no findings on sensory dysfunction and Chomsky’s Linguistic Innateness theory, there is information regarding the correlation of reading disorders and…

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  • Clinician Intervention Case Study

    The intervention strategies the clinician will use to target Amanda’s specific language weakness are narratives and discourse. The client’s teacher main concerns were the areas of expressive language skills as well as limited vocabulary. The clinician will target narratives and discourse to increase the client’s expressive language skills. Research by McCabe and Bliss, supports that children should have the ability to provide with a minimum of two events in a narrative. The clinician can…

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  • Uneventful Childhood Development: A Case Study

    Just recently was nephew was placed on an autism spectrum. Throughout his life he always presented with different qualities. He would break out crying, falling out, and throwing things. When he turned three we took him and got him examined, and told us he was on the spectrum for autism. My love for a special needs child grew much fonder. There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its location, age, gender or disability (Sharron Angle, n.d). My sister had a very hard…

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  • The Importance Of Sensory Processing

    Sensory processing is the ability to neurologically organize information our body picks up from the environment around us. Sensory information is received from the peripheral nervous system, which consist of sensations from the skin, muscles and our senses, which then transmitted to the brain. The information is then integrated and the individual has an adaptive response. An individual is composed of eight senses, which are tactile, olfactory, gustatory, visual, auditory, vestibular,…

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  • Carl Jung's Model Of Psychological Function

    Neural activity is defined as the interactions and processes that occur in the brain due to internal and external stimuli, giving rise to psychological function. Carl Jung’s (2014) model of typology identifies four basic psychological functions; thinking, feeling, sensation and intuition. Jung (2014) states that, “Sensation establishes what is actually present, thinking enables us to recognize its meaning, feeling tells us its value, and intuition points to possibilities, giving outlook and…

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