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Occupational Therapy -> Balance -> Sitting
Sitting balance is important for safety (to avoid falling and to protect body structures) and can impact an individual’s attention to a task. Occupational therapists address sitting balance at all stages of life to improve an individual’s independence completing activities like sitting while tying a shoe, learning in class, sitting at the dinner table, etc.
- In order to improve upper body control and strength, Peter will complete a floor puzzle with static lower body and dynamic upper body sit to reach with 3 physical prompts in 10 minutes by March 5, 2023 . 0
- Jane will independently doff pull over shirt with fair dynamic sitting balance without verbal cues within 5 minutes, in 3/4 attempts, to improve dressing skills across 3 consecutive sessions. 1
- Peter will remain seated during circle time at school with the usage of a wobble cushion for 5 minutes 4 /5 days a week by the end of the 9 weeks to enhance their role as a student and their attention in academic learning. 0
- Dionna will independently doff pull over shirt with fair dynamic sitting balance without verbal cues within 10 minutes, in 3/4 attempts, to improve dressing skills across 4 consecutive sessions. 0
- Peter will remain seated at their desk during lesson time for 80% of the time with the usage of a May 5, 2023 to support the need for vestibular input by therapy ball . 0