An occupational therapy evaluation is essential in helping to understand your child’s needs and to develop an intervention plan based on specific findings relevant to your child.
At SPOTS we use:
- Standardized Tests (not limited to the Sensory Integration Praxis Test “SIPT”)
- Criterion referenced sensory motor analysis
- Clinical Observations
- Interviews with parents, professionals and the child
- Information from teachers, coaches, physicians and others who know the child
- Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Evaluation:
- Visual motor assessment, motor proficiency and motor functioning, gross motor skills, fine motor skills assessments.
- Sensory profile and teacher sensory analysis (interviewing and testing)
- Clinical observations, parent conference
- Occupational Therapy Re- Evaluation/ Testing : (for previous evaluations of three years or less)
- Handwriting Evaluation/ Testing
- Social Skills Group Initial Evaluative Session
** What to do on the day of the evaluation.
Physical Therapy Evaluation
- Comprehensive physical therapy evaluation
- Posture, balance, endurance, coordination, muscle strength, mobility, flexibility assessment
- Gait evaluation
- Evaluation for orthotic referral
- Core function and physical skill assessment
Speech and Language Pathology Evaluation
- Articulation and oral motor
- Sentence formation