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- purposefull action
- effective performance
Primariy cognitive functioning
When introducing tactile stimuli to a child start with
Deep pressure to decrease deffensiveness
Medicare Part A Home Care
Individual must be confined to the home and can only leave for medical apptmts or non medical short term and infrequent apptmts or events
An appropriate group for someone w OCD
-sanding cutting board
-beading a necklace
-lacing a wallet
Repoting plants- not a repetative task, no standard of perfection
For a dynamic splint the outrigger should be at how many degress to the joint?
reflex facilitated by lfesion of the neck followed by extension of the neck. Response is bilateral UE flexion and LE extension. Abnormal in persons older than 6 months
Side effects of Thorazine
photosensitivity: this is an antipsychotic med
Standard narrow adult chair dimensions
16" wide x 16" deep x 20" high
Regular adult chair dimensions
18" wide x 16" deep x 20" high
Slim standard adult wheelchair dimensions
14" wide x 16" deep x 20" high
Junior standard chair dimensions
16" wide x 16" deep by 18.5" high
Accessibility guidlines for wheelchair ramps
1 foot of ramp length per inch of rise
Ranchos Los Amigos Cog scale Level VI
- appropriate and goal directed but can become confused
- Able to complete a simple meal task
Early stages of MS
LE muscle weakness- accommodate by sitting more often
Task oriented group
increases memebers awareness of feelings, thoughts, needs, values and behaviors throught the process of choosing, planning and implementing a group activity. Participants can progect thier feelings and study thier behaviors.
Verbal group that focuses on the discussion of activities members are engaged in or will be engaged in outside of the group. Purpose is to improve activityy performance throught problem solving.
Designed for individuals with chronic disabilites who are functioning at thier highest level with no anticipation for improvement. Aim is to provide a supportice, safe, structured environment that maintains function, prevents regression, and promotes quality of life
assists members in acquiring the knowledge, skills and/or attituedes to perform a specific set of skills independently.
persistant focus on a previous topic or behacior aftera new topic is introduced.
interruption of a thought process before it's carried to completion
involves the persistence of an illogical thought
Povery of speech
speech that is limited in amount and content
Ability to systematically observe and locate items in the environment
clarity of both near and far
ability to relate objects to each other (ie above or below)
ability to find one's way in space
Indications for a videofluoroscopy
- Miminal cognitive limitations
- trouble swallowing thing liquids and eating finely chopped foods
- it is more than an oral stage problem
First toileting skill that a child must developed as a potty trained
- Indicating when his diaper is wet or soiled
- usually occurs at 12 months of age
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