Meeting the needs of children and families 2


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Meeting the needs of children and families 2

  1. 1.  Injury to brain caused by being shaken repeatedly causingswelling of the brain, detached retina and internal bleeding. SBS IS A FORM OF CHILD ABUSE Signs of a baby with Shaken BabySyndrome can vary. Here are just a fewsymptoms: Vomiting, Breathing Difficulties seizures uncontrollable crying Pale blue skin, Lethargic eyes and many more signs.
  2. 2.  The number one reason that a child can get SBS is because oftheir parents and caregivers having stress in their lives. There are organizations that provides Parents and Caregiversof ways they can cope with stress of having a baby. Here is an organization:// This website gives information about causes, signs andsymptoms of SBS. Also consequences of what can happen to a child if shaken.
  3. 3. •Adele is 3 years old that acquired brain injury.•When she was 15 months old she got Shaken BabySyndrome.•Adele’s mom lost custody due to alcohol and drug abuse.Her mom recently regained custody and they moved to theToronto area for a fresh start.•Her mom is a full time student at Centennial College andhas asked about services in the Toronto area.•Adele has trouble with gross and fine motor skills, she alsodisplays some speech and cognitive delays.
  4. 4.  Labelled items with pictures on shelves and bins. Circle time Use Visual Prompts
  5. 5.  Variety of Occupational Therapy. Individual Treatments and home programming. Offer employee benefit packages-fee Supports ages 2-16 years of age. Flexible hours of services. Services are offered week days and weekends.
  6. 6.  Occupational Therapy- Private Practice. They offer support for fine/gross motor skills also many otherself help skills. They refer parents to Speech and Language Pathologists. Offer services at center, home and in school. You can pay as you go by cash or check. You have to pay forindividual time outside of center. Supports ages 0-18 years of age.
  7. 7.  Focus on a variety of different developmental areas. They offer speech therapy to ages 12 months to 5 years. Fixed monthly pay schedules. One on one, pair sessions and group sessions. Summer Classes
  8. 8.  Agencies Information from Chris’s Scenerio#13 Adele