OTPF: Performance Skills
What are the 5 Performance Skills Areas?
Motor & Praxis
Emotional Regulation Skills
Communication & Social Skills
Describe Motor and Praxis
gross and fine motor
What is Praxis?
Planning and carrying out motor movements
What is apraxia?
The inability to perform purposeful movement
What is Occulomotor?
Coordinating body parts with visual information while engaged in physical activity (Example: Playing ball)
What is oralmotor?
The ability to move mouth to eat and chew
What is included in Sensory-Perceptual Skills?
Visual, auditory, proprioception, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, & vestibular
What is the visual sensory-perceptual skill?
What's seen with the eyes
What is the auditory sensory-perceptual skill?
hearing familiar sounds with the ears
What is the proprioception sensory-perceptual skill?
Knowledge of body position in space (Example: Raise your hand above your head - you know you're raising your own hand and it's your right hand)
What is the tactile sensory-perceptual skill?
Sense of touch: light, firm, pain, temperature, vibration
What is the olfactory sensory-perceptual skill?
sense of smell
What is the gustatory sensory-perceptual skill?
sense of taste
What is the vestibular sensory-perceptual skill?
Located in the inner ear; activated by head movement
Balance; awareness of acceleration, decceleration, and spacial orientation
What does Emotional Regulation Skills include?
Empathy and Sympathy
What is empathy?
The ability to mutually experience thoughts, emotions, and direct experiences of others without them being directly communicated intentually; A SHARED EXPERIENCE (Example: Someone lost their mom; I've either lost my mom or someone close to me so I know exactly what they're going through.)
What is sympathy?
Feelins of care and understanding for suffereing. Different than empathy in that it is NOT a shared experience. (Example: Someone lost a pet, but I've never had a pet; I can still feel sad with them but don't know exactly what they are going through.)
What does Cognitive Skills involve?
Ability to sequence, prioritize, respond, and have high level cognitive skills.
What two things are needed for high level cognitive skills?
Coping skills and problem solving
What does Communication and Social Skills involve?
Actions and behaviors to interact with others; self-regulation (changes based on who you are with)