Pediatric Frames of Reference
Principles: Development occurs over time and between skills.
Sample Populations: Down Syndrome, Intellectual disability, Failure to Thrive, Cerebral Palsy, Pervasive developmental disorder
Principles: Improve strength
Sample Populations: Children with cardiac concerns, Brachial plexus, Cerebral Palsy, Juvenille RA, Down Syndrome
Principles: Sensory integration dysfnction, difficulty processing sensory information.
Sample Populations: Sensory integration dysfunction, Developmental coordination disorder, Sensory modulation disorder, Pervasive developmental disorder
Principles: Acquisition of motor skills.
Sample Populations: Cerebral Palsy, Developmental coordination disorder, Down Syndrome
Principles: Learn motor patterns when they "feel" normal.
Sample Populations: Cerebral Palsy, TBI
Principles: Volition, habituation, Performance, Environment
Sample Populations: All diagnosis
Principles: Relearn skills first, develop compensatory strategies
Sample populations: Stroke