Occupational Therapy -> Attention -> Selective Attention

Selective Attention

Paying attention to specific input by the brain's ability to select the input we pay attention to. Consiously, and unconsiously, we are able to select the input which is most important.

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Goal Bank

  • Given visual and verbal cues, Darcey will complete therapist selected tasks on 4 out of 4 attempts as measured by observation and data collection over 4 therapy sessions to demonstrate selective attention skills.

Related Disorder(s)

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development.