Occupational Therapy Evaluation Day

Published: January 5th, 2018

Category: Uncategorized

School-age kids needed

To participate in the University of Florida Masters

of Occupational Therapy Evaluation Day

Jumping Children

What: Help UF Occupational Therapy students learn to complete a Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Evaluation.  Students will learn to test motor function, sensory processing, social participation and executive functioning skills of your child.  This is always a fun afternoon.  Please join us!

 

When: Wednesday January 31st, 2018.

Appointment Times: 1:00, 2:20, and 3:40.

Space is limited; reserve your spot today!

 

Ages: Grades Kindergarten through Middle School

Where: University of Florida, Public Health, Nursing and Pharmacy Building      (Behind Shands Hospital); HPNP room 1107.  We pay for your parking in the nearby hospital parking garage.

To Sign Up: Call Lindsey Telg to make an appointment or for any questions.

Email: dhansl@shands.ufl.edu  Telephone: 786-261-8439

Description: Parents & children come to the OT lab/classroom (room 1107 of the PHNP building behind Shands Hospital) where the children work individually with a pair of graduate OT students alongside other school-age children. The testing environment is playful, fun and energetic. As our graduate students work with each child, parents are asked to fill out short questionnaires regarding their child’s coordination, sensory processing and social functioning and may observe their child’s progress through the assessments. Total time: Approximately 1 ½ to 2 hours.

What we do with your child’s assessment results: Throughout the semester, our students learn about the areas tested and score your child’s assessment.  From the complete occupational therapy evaluation, our students learn to create individualized activities based on each child’s unique strengths and weaknesses. This allows our students to learn to develop a comprehensive picture of a “real life” child.  We then mail your child’s assessment results to you.

Tests Used:

  1. Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency (BOT-2)
  2. Sensory Profile
  3. Beery-Buktenica Test of Visual Motor Integration
  4. Social Responsiveness Scale
  5. Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF)

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