Areas of Functional Development

  1. Cognitive – Improvement in the process involved with memory, reasoning, understanding, problem solving, and decision-making.
  2. Physical – Improvement with gross and fine motor skills to address specific issues including difficulty swallowing.
  3. Speech and Language – Improvement with communication and verbal skills as well as weaknesses of muscles surrounding the mouth.
  4. Emotional – Assessment of the social and emotional strengths and needs of a child and family.
  5. Adaptive Development – Improvement of self-help skills used for daily living including feeding, toileting, and dressing.