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Spring 2019

Mealtime is a good activity to develop into a routine because it usually happens three times a day. Practice opportunities are frequent. The team's plan might look something Like this.

  1. Get spoon from calendar box to begin activity.
    • Target skill: Tactual exploration of objects in calendar to recognize spoon.
    • Person responsible: VI teacher
    • Strategy: VI teacher demonstrates technique to T.A. who will implement instruction.
  2. Take spoon to eating area.
    • Target skill: Maintain grasp, intentional release.
    • Person responsible: O.T.
    • Strategy: O.T. demonstrates technique to T.A. who will implement instruction.
  3. Give spoon to adult to request meat.
    • Target skill: Use object to request.
    • Person responsible: S.L.P.
    • Strategy: S.L.P. demonstrates technique to T.A. who will implement instruction.
  4. Eat.
    • Target skill: Manipulate spoon for scooping.
    • Person responsible: O.T.
    • Strategy: O.T. provides adaptive equipment and demonstrates technique to T.A. who will implement instruction.
  5. Put spoon in washtub at dish window to end activity.
    • Target skill: Maintain grasp, intentional placement.
    • Person responsible: O.T. and VI teacher
    • Strategy: O.T. demonstrates technique to T.A. who will implement instruction. VI teacher provides visual enhancement of target.