Understanding of the child’s cognitive abilities is critical to establishing intervention goals and to planning therapeutic activities. The interdisciplinary nature of assessment in the cognitive domain is essential for a comprehensive, accurate understanding of a child’s abilities and limitations.
Standardized instruments commonly used by Occupational Therapists to measure sensory processing and perceptual skill components include:
- Ross Information Processing Assessment-Primary
- Ross Information Processing Assessment-2nd Ed
- Sensory Profile
- Test of Memory and Learning
- Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning