Reportedly, Sam’s natural parents raised Sam, his older and his younger brother. Information shared by Sam’s
mother, Jill Martin within a previous evaluation (03/31/2003) indicated that during preschool and the first grade
Sam displayed difficulty with attention. Moreover, the report data indicated that by the second grade Sam was
not doing his work.
Sam’s mother referred him for psychological testing to assist in evaluating the need for accommodations
related to her son’s academic plans for the upcoming year. The referral questions are: 1) Does Sam have
emotional and academic problems that may affect his performance in the gifted program at school this year? 2)
What accommodations will benefit Sam this year?
Currently, Sam’s mother reported a concern about her son’s attention, auditory processing, attention to detail
and overall mental processing of information. Sam’s mother reported that her son had displayed fluctuations in
academic functioning throughout his childhood. She explained that previously, her son enrolled in advanced
classes and data from a previous evaluation (03/31/03) suggested a superior level of intellectual functioning.
Nevertheless, Ms. Martin explained that historically her son performance at school was variable as were his
grades. Sam acknowledged that a teacher previously suggested that he might have symptoms of attention
deficit disorder. She hoped that the current psychological evaluation would provide information relevant to her
son’s current academic difficulties and provide remedial suggestions for enhanced cognitive functioning other
than the prescribed medication.
Current Stressors: Reportedly, Sam’s girlfriend just broke up with Sam, and she stated that he was not fun
enough and would not try new things. Sam reports a change in his mental functioning to include dizziness,
strange thoughts and feelings, anger, apathy, and depression with mood swings. He acknowledged that he is
losing weight, is more inattentive, and lacks coordination and feels weak. Ms. Martin stated that she has noted
that he is showing impaired judgment.
Sam’s mother explained that Sam’s developmental and medical history was unremarkable. Ms. Martin
explained that her son was a quiet and bright child, achieved his developmental milestones early. Reportedly,
he walked at eight months and used complete sentences at 17 months. Moreover, Ms. Martin, Sam’s mother
acknowledged that her son learned to tie his shoes as expected; however, he took “forever” to learn to ride his
bike. Ms. Martin reported two significant life events that occurred after her son’s previous evaluation at age 12.
First, reportedly during the 8th grade, Sam had plastic surgery on his ears during which time he had significant
academic difficulties, which resulted in below average grades. Secondly, Sam stated that at age 12 he was hit
“head on” in a car accident. He explained that he “blanked out” after hitting his head on the window although he
acknowledged that he did not pass out. Reportedly, although Ms. Martin acknowledged that her son had a
concussion; Sam did not receive skull or neck x rays to check for bone fractures or injury nor does his mother
recall any ratings reported from the Glasgow coma scale that could help assess the head injury. Ms. Martin did
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not disclose a family history of seizure disorder although she acknowledged close relatives with attention deficit
disorder, affective disorder, and substance abuse difficulties. Reportedly, Sam has had numerous friends and
various interests throughout his childhood. He was involved in the band, on the soccer team, learned
taekwondo, and participated in a problem-solving club. Moreover, reported that he has had numerous
Ms. Martin explained that her son was an early reader and began to read during kindergarten at a private
school, Saint John’s Elementary school. Ms. Martin stated that, during the first grade, Sam’s teacher
acknowledged that Sam might have attention deficit disorder because he was very active. However reportedly,
although not on medication, Sam performed quite well academically from the second through the fifth grade.
Sam stated that he had difficulties with handwriting and therefore he never used cursive and has always
printed. Ms. Martin stated that during the 6th grade, Sam changed schools. Reportedly, his difficulties ensued
and continued through the 8th grade although he continued placement within advanced classes. Currently,
Sam acknowledged that he does well writing essays but exhibits significant difficulties when trying to learn
foreign languages. Sam has a part-time job helping his uncle at his paint supply store. Moreover, reportedly
Sam has a talent for painting murals. His mother reported quite proudly that he has quite a talent but always
smells like paint.
Alcohol Substance Abuse:
Sam denied use of any illegal drugs, any prescription drugs, or any alcohol.
Conduct and Legal:
Reportedly, Sam recently took his mother’s car out for a “joy ride” and although they had called the police
about the missing car, they dropped the charges when they found out their son had the car. Ms. Martin
acknowledged this was an example of his poor judgment lately.
Sam is a fourteen- year old, white, male of above average height and sizable athletic frame. He appeared his
stated age, arrived at the evaluation casually and neatly dressed. He was cooperative throughout the
evaluation. Sam is right-handed. He appeared alert and responsive during the evaluation and his attention and
concentration were not impaired. Sam’s thought processes were connected and coherent. Sam conveyed no
delusions and his judgment, reasoning, and insight were adequate. Sam’s eye contact during the evaluation
Regarding his motor functioning, there are no apparent abnormalities during testing. No evidence of impaired
vision or hearing was present during this evaluation. Sam frequently asked permission before starting a task.
Sam’s speech was logical, coherent and of appropriate rate and rhythm unless he was stuttering. Sam did not
demonstrate any additional difficulties with speech and appeared to demonstrate the ability to both understand
and express the English language without notable exceptions. The content of his thought was not tangential
and was relevant to the content. He did not report hallucinations or delusions. His affect was appropriate to the
content. Sam’s gait and pace were unremarkable, and he did not express suicidal/ homicidal ideation.
Sam was not easily distracted from his tasks although he worked relatively slowly on timed tasks. Sam
reported that he felt frustrated with a task requiring him to copy designs onto paper and cracked his knuckles
frequently while admitting great discomfort with the task. Moreover, when asked to reproduce the figures from
memory he at first denied that he could remember any because he did not want to draw anymore.
Compelling correspondence is essential to the achievement all things considered but since of the changing idea of the present working environments, successful correspondence turns out to be more troublesome, and because of the numerous impediments that will permit beneficiaries to acknowledge the plan of the sender It is restricted. Misguided judgments.In spite of the fact that correspondence inside the association is rarely completely open, numerous straightforward arrangements can be executed to advance the effect of these hindrances.
Concerning specific contextual analysis, two significant correspondence standards, correspondence channel determination and commotion are self-evident. This course presents the standards of correspondence, the act of general correspondence, and different speculations to all the more likely comprehend the correspondence exchanges experienced in regular daily existence. The standards and practices that you learn in this course give the premise to additionally learning and correspondence.
This course starts with an outline of the correspondence cycle, the method of reasoning and hypothesis. In resulting modules of the course, we will look at explicit use of relational connections in close to home and expert life. These incorporate relational correspondence, bunch correspondence and dynamic, authoritative correspondence in the work environment or relational correspondence. Rule of Business Communication In request to make correspondence viable, it is important to follow a few rules and standards. Seven of them are fundamental and applicable, and these are clear, finished, brief, obliging, right, thought to be, concrete. These standards are frequently called 7C for business correspondence. The subtleties of these correspondence standards are examined underneath: Politeness Principle: When conveying, we should build up a cordial relationship with every individual who sends data to us.
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It is a unique cycle that oversees force, closeness and limits, cohesiveness and flexibility of route frameworks, and makes pictures, topics, stories, ceremonies, rules, jobs, making implications, making a feeling of family life An intelligent cycle that makes a model. This model has passed ages. Notwithstanding the view as a family and family automatic framework, one of the greatest exploration establishments in between family correspondence centers around a family correspondence model. Family correspondence model (FCP) hypothesis clarifies why families impart in their own specific manner dependent on one another ‘s psychological direction. Early FCP research established in media research is keen on how families handle broad communications data. Family correspondence was perceived as an exceptional scholastic exploration field by the National Communications Association in 1989. Family correspondence researchers were at first impacted by family research, social brain science, and relational hypothesis, before long built up the hypothesis and began research in a family framework zeroed in on a significant job. Until 2001, the primary issue of the Family Communication Research Journal, Family Communication Magazine, was given. Family correspondence is more than the field of correspondence analysts in the family. Examination on family correspondence is normally done by individuals in brain science, humanism, and family research, to give some examples models. However, as the popular family correspondence researcher Leslie Baxter stated, it is the focal point of this intelligent semantic creation measure making the grant of family correspondence special. In the field of in-home correspondence, correspondence is normally not founded on autonomous messages from one sender to one beneficiary, yet dependent on the dynamic interdependency of data shared among families It is conceptualized. The focal point of this methodology is on the shared trait of semantic development inside family frameworks. As such, producing doesn’t happen in vacuum, however it happens in a wide scope of ages and social exchange.
Standards are rules end up being followed when performing work to agree to a given objective. Hierarchical achievement relies significantly upon compelling correspondence. So as to successfully impart, it is important to follow a few standards and rules. Coming up next are rules to guarantee powerful correspondence: clearness: lucidity of data is a significant guideline of correspondence. For beneficiaries to know the message plainly, the messages ought to be sorted out in a basic language. To guarantee that beneficiaries can without much of a stretch comprehend the importance of the message, the sender needs to impart unmistakably and unhesitatingly so the beneficiary can plainly and unquestionably comprehend the data.>