Unformatted text preview: a twenty minute lunch and he was much happier during lunch time. My research, much like the research of psychologists was first natural observance, seeing how he behaved on an everyday basis. Then it was a case study, where I read his program and what he was supposed to be doing. In doing this I helped him gain his independence back and he enjoyed lunch time. Unfortunately, after getting comfortable feeding the client for so long very few people wanted to take the time to let him feed himself. When in reality it took less time for him to feed himself, all it took was for the staff to pay more attention and be more hands on with him. If given the chance to change anything I would not change anything, because the individual results were exactly what I was aiming for. As for the staff I was disappointed they did not want to try, but nobody was making them when they claimed he wouldn’t do it for them....
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- Spring '10
- Psychology, Developmental disability, lunch time, twenty minute, Ivy Allshouse