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A 3 year old child was born with a rare brain disorder disease in the central nervous system. An OT, who works at a neurodevelopmental center sees this patient every quarter to check for development. In the last screening, the OT determines that the patient has a decline in their gross motor development. What action should the OT take next?
A) Refer the child’s parents to a developmental pediatrician
B) Initiate a referral to an early intervention program
C) Provide a list of developmental milestones the child should be reaching
D) Schedule the child for a comprehensive developmental assessment during the next clinic visit

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Asked on January 11, 2017 1:09 pm
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The child is 3 and Early Intervention does not provide service after age 3.

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why is answer not B??

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D

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Answered on January 26, 2017 10:14 am
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D

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Answered on January 17, 2017 4:03 pm
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The child should be evaluated to determine if intervention is needed for the delay. The OT can schedule the next visit sooner since there is a decline in function. The patient has already been referred to OT from the pediatrician.

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