Explanation to Consumer- Ot Essay

Submitted By bchilton89
Words: 514
Pages: 3

October 17, 2012
Explanation to Consumer

Client Information/Background:

My client is a middle age woman, Mrs. Smith, who is suffering from stress and depression. She feels this is largely in part to problems that she has been having at home with her son, Jake. Her son is 6 years old, and has temper tantrums and outbursts almost daily. This is becoming a problem not only at home, but at school as well. She is concerned about her son’s future and is looking for any options to help determine the causes of his outbursts, as well as ways to prevent them.
Mrs. Smith,

I am writing to you in regards to our meeting last week to discuss possible options for your son. Based on the information I have gathered, I am referring you to see Sandra Jones, an Occupational Therapist at Unlimited Performance. I understand that this whole process may be a bit nerve-wracking, but you can feel free to contact me at anytime with any questions you may have.
The purpose of Occupational Therapy is to help people increase functional independence in daily life and it can be a very useful tool for children with behavior problems. It will be important to determine if there are any underlying issues with Jake, such as delayed cognitive or intellectual impairment that could be the source of the outbursts that you mentioned. After the initial assessment, you will have the opportunity to develop a treatment plan. This may include activities in your own home, as well as visits to Unlimited Performance.
I have had a chance to personally observe the Occupational Therapists at Unlimited Performance, and I am fully confident they will be able to help you achieve the goals you have set for your son. Not only will Sandra be able to help your son weekly during your appointments, but she will also be able to give you helpful tips you can use at home during Jake’s outbursts. The activities