Brians cognitive development appears more alarming

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Brian’s cognitive development appears more alarming because at his age, he should be using 3 to 4 word sentences and should have a vocabulary of 100 words ("Your Child’s Development: 2.5 Years (30 Months) (for Parents) - Nemours KidsHealth", 2016). In discussing these issues with the mother, I would first ask if Brian was born premature because there are instances where premature children have some developmental delays. I would offer testing for various conditions, such as autism (which I believe is Brian’s condition given his current limited language capacity and the fact that his fine motor skills appear to be developed), so that we can give her some assurance that her concerns have been heard (Burns et. al, 2017); such examinations would include Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers and the Ages and Stages Questionnaires SE- 2 ("How Pediatricians Screen for Autism", 2019). As far management strategies and clinical guidelines, they are numerous. The ones I would recommend would be Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention, which encourages positive behavior and reduces negative ones, Pivotal Response Training, which empowers a child to learn, monitor their own behavior, and initiate communication with others ("Treatment | Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) | NCBDDD | CDC", 2020); these interventions are recommended because there is no cure for autism and at this stage of medicine, it can only be managed ("Treatment | Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) | NCBDDD | CDC", 2020) By now Brian should have received Hepatitis A and B, Rubella virus, Haemophilus influenzae type b, Chickenpox, Polio, MMR, DTaP, PCV13, RV vaccines. The upcoming one immunization for him is the influenza vaccine though that is one that should be given every flu season ("Easy-to-read Immunization Schedule by Vaccine for Ages Birth-6 Years | CDC", 2020). Brian should return to the clinic every month to monitor his progress with his management strategies though it is likely that he will be under the care of a specialist that deals with autism. Burns, C. E., Dunn, A. M., Brady, M. A., Starr, N. B., Blosser, C. G., & Garzon, D. L. (Eds.). (2017). Pediatric primary care (6th ed.). St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier. Easy-to-read Immunization Schedule by Vaccine for Ages Birth-6 Years | CDC. (2020). Retrieved 11 June 2020, from - easyread.html#table-child How Pediatricians Screen for Autism. (2019). Retrieved 11 June 2020, from - Doctors-Screen-for-Autism.aspx Treatment | Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) | NCBDDD | CDC. (2020). Retrieved 11 June 2020, from Your Child’s Development: 2.5 Years (30 Months) (for Parents) - Nemours KidsHealth. (2016). Retrieved 11 June 2020, from
REPLY QUOTE 2 months ago Marie Madeus RE: Case Study 2 (Likely Autism) COLLAPSE My apologies for the late post but Blackboard timed me out when clicked submit and I didn't realize that it didn't post. Thankfully I had this saved in Google Docs REPLY QUOTE 2 months ago Micheline Almanord RE: Case Study 2 (Likely Autism) COLLAPSE Marie, I agree with your likely diagnosis of autism in Brian, given his

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