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brain plasticity____ with age
how are children evaluated for EI eligibility
an independent team of EI therapists in the child's natural setting
What are the eligibility requirements for TEIS?
must be 1.5 standard deviations away from the norm for OT, PT, DV, and Speech
the nutrition assessment is based on
What does TEIS stand for
therapeutic early intervention services
what is 34% of andrea's caseload?
difficult feeders or "picky eaters"
Difficult feeders or picky eaters problems include (4)
- oral motor problems
- environmental/situational (food behaviors, parenting, bad scheduling)
- Slow weight gain
- narrow variety of food choices
what is 7% of andrea's caseload?
causes of FTT she sees
- caused by a condition not yet diagnosed
- in drug abusive environments
what is 14% of andrea's caseload?
Autism spectrum disorder
what are the problems with ASD she sees
- narrow food choices
- limited number of food due in addition to fad diets like gluten/casein free
- particular about color and texture
*not all clinically diagnosed as having ASD but show signs and symptoms
what is 5% of andrea's caseload?
transplant/ heart defect
the heart/transplant problems andrea sees
- heart transplant
- congenital defect, repaired
- TF (tube feeding) or NG (nasogastric)
she works on transitioning from TF to oral feeding
what is 40% of andrea's caseload?
a lot of inborn errors or metabolism or genetic defects that start with FTT prior to diagnosis
what is FPIES
food protein induced enterocolitis and they are allergic to rice barley carrots and chicken
what is arginosuccinate lyase deficency
a disruption of the urea cycle which means the child needs a 0 protein diet
what is LARS?
leucine processing disorder