This is a list of potential problems a client may be experiencing. This information is found in the handout Mrs. Jenkins gave us and can also be located in the November/December AJOT from 1994 volume 48 number 11.
Terms in this set (65)
receiving and differentiating sensory stimuli
Interpreting sensory stimuli
Interpreting light touch, pressure, temperature, pain, and vibration through skin contact/receptors.
Interpreting stimuli originating in muscles, joints, and other internal tissues that give information about the position of one body part in relation to another.
Interpreting stimuli from the inner ear receptors regarding head position and movement.
Interpreting stimuli through the eyes, including peripheral vision and acuity, and awareness of color and pattern.
Interpreting and localizing sounds, and discriminating background sounds.
Organizing sensory input into meaningful patterns.
Identifying objects through proprioception, cognition, and the sense of touch.
Identifying the excursion and direction of joint movement
Interpreting noxious stimuli.
Acquiring an internal awareness of the body and the relationship of body parts to each other.
Right-Left Discrimination(Perceptual Processing)
Differentiating one side from the other..
Recognizing forms and objects as the same in various environments, positions, and sizes.
Position in Space
Determining the spatial relationship of figures and objects to self or other forms and objects.
Identifying forms or objects from incomplete presentations.
Differentiating between foreground and background forms and objects.
Determining the relative distance between objects, figures, or landmarks and the observer, and changes in planes of surfaces.
Determining the position of objects relative to each other.
Determining the location of objects and settings and the route to the location.
Eliciting an involuntary muscle response by sensory input.
Range of Motion
Moving body parts through an arc
Demonstrating a degree of tension or resistance in a muscle at rest and in response to stretch.
demonstrating a degree of muscle power when movement is resisted
Sustaining cardiac, pulmonary, and musculoskeletal exertion over time.
Using righting and equilibrium adjustments to maintain balance during function movements.
Maintaining biomechanical integrity among body parts.
Soft Tissue Integrity
Maintaining anatomical and physiological condition of interstitial tissue and skin
Using large muscle groups for controlled, goal directed movements.
Crossing the Midline
Moving Limbs and eyes across the mid-sagittal plane of the body
Using a preferred unilateral body part for activities requiring a high level of skill.
Coordinating both body sides during activity.
Using the body in functional and versatile movement patterns.
Conceiving and planning a new motor act in response to an environmental demand.
Using small muscle groups for controlled movements, particularly in object manipulation.
Coordinating the interaction of information from the eyes with body movement during activity.
Coordinating oropharyngeal musculature for controlled movements.
Cognitive Integration and Cognitive Components
The ability to use higher brain functions.
Level of Arousal
Demonstrating alertness and responsiveness to environmental stimuli.
Identifying person, place, time, and situation.
Identifying familiar faces, objects, and other previously presented materials.
Focusing on a task over time
Initiation of Activity
Starting a physical or mental activity
Termination of Activity
Stopping an activity at an appropriate time.
Recalling information after brief or long periods of time
Placing information, concepts, and actions in order
Identifying similarities of and differences among pieces of environmental information
Organizing a variety of information to form thoughts an ideas.
Mentally manipulating the position of objects in various relationships.
Recognizing a problem, defining a problem, identifying alternative plans, selecting a plan, organizing steps in a plan, implementing a plan, and evaluating the outcome.
Acquiring new concepts and behaviors.
Applying previously learned concepts and behaviors to a variety of new situations.
Psychosocial Skills and Psychological Components
The ability to interact in society and to process emotions
Identifying ideas or beliefs that are important to self and others
Identifying mental or physical activities that create pleasure and maintain attention
Developing the value of the physical, emotional, and sexual self.
Identifying, maintaining, and balancing functions one assumes or acquires in society (e.g. worker, student, parent, friend, religious participant)
Interacting by using manners, personal space, eye contact, gestures, active listening, and self expression appropriate to one's environment.
Using verbal and nonverbal communication to interact in a variety of settings.
Using a variety of styles and skills to express thoughts, feelings, and needs.
Identifying and managing stress and related factors
Planning and participating in a balance of self-care, work, leisure, and rest activities to promote satisfaction and health.
Modifying one's own behacior in response to environental needs, demands, constraints, personal aspirations, and feedback from others.