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Appropriate OT interventions for medication managementdiffer from person to person, but there are some “low-tech” ideas that could help many people. Seniors and older adults may demonstrate different levels of visual impairment as well as different daily routines they have already established.
Pragmatic /Social Language Skills- the child’s ability to listen to and remember what you hear, taking turns with friends, and not interrupting, sharing the information you have accurately heard and without rambling, saying things in an organized manner and making sense, using tone and emotions that fit the situation.
Social Language Advanced for Adults - the adult’s ability to listen to and remember what you hear, taking turns with friends, and not interrupting, sharing the information you have accurately heard and without rambling, saying things in an organized manner and making sense, using tone and emotions that fit the
Cognitive Building - Cognition is the act of knowing or thinking. It includes the ability to choose, understand, remember and use information. Cognitive building includes attention and concentration, processing and understanding information, memory, communication, planning, organization, reasoning, problem solving, decision making, judgment, being patient and impulse control
Learning the “Lingo” -Young adults who have special learning needs and have been found eligible for special education services because of a disability are called “exceptional students”. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing (DHH) ,Developmentally Delayed (DD) ,Dual-Sensory Impaired (Deaf-Blind) (DSI),Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities (EBD),Homebound or Hospitalized (HH),Intellectual Disabilities (InD) ,Orthopedic
Reward Systems / Keeping it Positive! - Utilized to incentivize adults to comply and follow through with presented tasks. Helps reinforce positive behaviors and expectations. Four common functions of behavior are social attention, tangibles/activities, escape/avoidance and sensory stimulation.
Assist individuals in retaining or resuming their role in the work environment - The long-lasting effects of a post trauma injury can be complex and impact all aspects of the individual’s life. It is important to remember that the capabilities and limitations following a such an injury will vary greatly
Safe Physical Activities Ideas- Helping individuals with Alzheimer’s/Dementia to attend everyday tasks and activities can boost mood and improve quality of life. Activities can also reduce common dementia behaviors, like agitation, repeated questions, and anger. This keeps them engaged and occupied as well as giving them a way to use