■ Evaluate the child’s level of performance in critical developmental areas.
■ Observe the child’s home and school environment and determine how it may be modified to promote better development.
■ Develop a plan of treatment in coordination with other health care professionals who are treating the child.
■ Develop age-appropriate self-care routines and habits, play skills, and social skills.
■ Recommend adaptive equipment to facilitate the development of age-appropriate abilities.
■ Stay educated about and involved in the child’s treatment plan.
■ Follow up with the treating occupational therapist and health professionals to encourage further development and track progress.