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.

Activity List(s)

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.

Goal Bank

  • Tessa will accurately place 4 / 5 shapes into the form board in 4 /5 trials with setup assist and 25% verbal cues demonstrating improved visuomotor and spatial relationship skills for optimal participation in a school setting. 0
  • 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. 3


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    Zones of Regulation Activities

    Glenna Nave

    List of activities to be used with each color zone to get back to the green zone.

    Includes activity list