Occupational therapists (OT) are regularly called upon to screen for neurodevelopmental disorders. However, the evaluations are often based on standardized tests focusing on deficits. However, the occupational therapist must evaluate occupational participation and elaborate an analysis of the person’s strengths and difficulties (occupational therapy diagnosis). We will see through Nathan’s situation how the SCOPE, an occupational participation evaluation tool developed from the MOHO concepts, can complete the occupational therapy assessment. The occupational therapist will thus have a holistic vision of occupational functioning and will be able to propose a more adapted intervention plan.
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