Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

Strengthen Chewing Ability提高咀嚼能力

Goal: to strengthen chewing ability. Preconditions: Ella is 13 month old. She has made progress in chewing, but her O.T. thinks she need to chewing more. Environment: Pork strip, Chewing tube, yogurt, cracker 目标:提高咀嚼能力。 目前状况:语柔13个月大了,她的咀嚼的能力有提高,康复师说还需要进一步加强。 环境:猪肉条,咀嚼棒,酸奶和饼干。 How:watch the video here. … Continue reading

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Self-feeding, Pincer Grasp and Chewing自己喂自己PincerGrasp和咀嚼

Goals: to give Ella opportunity to explore her bottle and figure out the way to feed herself, to show Ella sign language, to encourage pincer grasp, to strengthen chewing ability. Preconditions: Ella is 1 year and 25 days. She needs … Continue reading

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Prepare for First Step and Build up Hand skills 为迈步做准备和手的技巧

Goals: to prepare for the first step, to build up hand skills (self-feeding, isolating fingers to play and pincer grasp), to promote finger pointing. Other goals include enhancing body balance, stimulating back and abdominal muscles, and imitating babble sound. Preconditions: … Continue reading

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Become an Active Eater主动积极地吃东西

Goal: to become an active eater instead of a passive eater. Precondition: Ella is just 1 year old. After weeks of oral massage and trying other strategies suggested by occupational therapists and speech therapist, Ella's ability of chewing food has … Continue reading

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Language Development through Multiple Methods多途径促进语言发展

Goals: to use different methods (imitation, none-verbal communication, sign language, word and action etc.) to help language development. Preconditions: Ella is 1 year old. Her imitation of other people's behavior is emerging. Yet there is a lot to do at … Continue reading

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