Riverside Acres, Riverside, Connecticut


Child with ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder

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About the Client:
We are dedicated to supporting the well-being and development of an 8-year-old child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The child is experiencing challenges related to focus, impulsivity, and behavioral regulation, which significantly impact daily functioning and educational progress. Our primary goal is to provide comprehensive care and support tailored to the child’s unique needs, promoting positive behavior, learning, and social interaction.

Project Overview:
We are seeking a nursing team with expertise in pediatric behavioral health and developmental disorders to collaborate with us in developing and implementing an individualized care plan for the child. This project involves providing behavioral therapy, structured routines, and educational support to address the child’s difficulties with focus, impulsivity, and behavioral regulation.


– **Behavioral Therapy:**
– Implement evidence-based behavioral interventions, such as applied behavior analysis (ABA), to target specific behaviors associated with ASD and ADHD, including impulsivity, hyperactivity, and difficulty with focus.
– Develop individualized behavior plans in collaboration with the child’s caregivers and educational team, setting clear goals, implementing behavior modification techniques, and monitoring progress over time.

– **Structured Routines:**
– Establish consistent and predictable daily routines to provide structure and support for the child’s daily activities, transitions, and responsibilities.
– Work closely with the child’s caregivers and educators to create visual schedules, timers, and other tools to help the child understand expectations, manage transitions, and stay organized throughout the day.

– **Educational Support:**
– Collaborate with the child’s teachers and school support staff to develop accommodations and modifications to the educational environment, curriculum, and teaching strategies to meet the child’s unique learning needs.
– Provide educational resources and support to the child’s caregivers, empowering them to advocate for the child’s educational rights and access appropriate services and supports within the school setting.

– **Family Education and Support:**
– Educate the child’s caregivers about ASD and ADHD, including the characteristics, challenges, and evidence-based interventions associated with these developmental disorders.
– Provide guidance, resources, and emotional support to help caregivers navigate the complexities of raising a child with ASD and ADHD, promoting resilience, coping skills, and family well-being.


– **Qualifications and Experience:**
– Registered nurses (RNs) with experience in pediatric nursing, behavioral health, or developmental disorders, with expertise in assessing and supporting children with ASD and ADHD.
– Knowledge of evidence-based behavioral interventions, structured teaching methods, and educational accommodations for children with neurodevelopmental disorders.

– **Skills and Competencies:**
– Strong interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate effectively with the child, caregivers, educators, and interdisciplinary team members involved in the child’s care and education.
– Ability to adapt interventions and strategies to meet the child’s changing needs and preferences, demonstrating flexibility, creativity, and problem-solving skills in addressing behavioral challenges.

– **Personal Attributes:**
– Compassion, empathy, and patience in working with children and families affected by developmental disorders, fostering trust, rapport, and positive relationships.
– Commitment to promoting the child’s autonomy, independence, and self-esteem, while also providing the necessary support and guidance to facilitate positive behavior change and skill development.

By providing behavioral therapy, structured routines, and educational support, the nursing team aims to empower the child and their caregivers in managing the challenges associated with ASD and ADHD, promoting positive behavior, learning, and social interaction. Together, we are committed to fostering the child’s growth, development, and overall well-being, ensuring that they have the support and resources needed to thrive in their home, school, and community environments.


Total Budget: $496,735.20