Brain Enhancement Program Research Study Project II

ID BEP#08012

Diagnose : Autism
Age : 5 Years Old/ 2003

Data source :

This assessment is for BEP Research Study Project II purpose and based upon the following sources:

  • Review of BEP#08012 School 2008 I.E.P. report and school based assessment.
  • Three of progress questionnaires from Parent (8/26/08, 10/25/08, 11/01/08)
  • Interview with Grandfather and Parent (10/03/07/2008)
  • One of BEP Brain Function Test Reports

This evaluation report is focused on the improvement of the ability in brain functions, but no focuses on academic areas.

Start Date : August 26, 2008
Before Treatment/Baseline : August, 2008

  • BEP#08012 does spontaneously say words sometimes.
  • Does spontaneously say two phrases: I want water", "I need peepee"
  • Very limited words: water and peepee.
  • Does follow simply instruction and needs to gesture prompt.
  • Does not answer the question: "what do you want".
  • Does not say or shake his head "yes" or ”„no" indicate they want or do not want something.
  • Does not ask for "help" when needed.
  • Pulling others to the particular items/activity he wants.
  • Does not play with other children.
  • Does not pretend to be somebody or pretend to do any activity.
  • Does limited eye contact or maintain eye contact while interacting with others.
  • Does not ask share or share items with others.
  • Does demonstrate sensitivity to sounds.
  • Does often engage in repetitive speech and gross motor movements.

During Treatment : First Progress Report, November 01, 2008

Overall improving areas: BEP#08012 awareness, maturity, spontaneous responses, eye contact, attention span, flexibility, tries new food, and listening comprehension.

  • BEP#08012 improving in his attention span.
  • Improving his eye contact and maintain eye contact while interacting with others.
  • He has not improving in return greetings to others.
  • He does not share his toys with other children.
  • Improving in his observation /attention in surroundings.
  • Has a tendency trying new things.
  • Improving in listening comprehension.
  • Increasing learning speed.
  • Increasing in using simple adjectives.
  • Increasing new vocabularies/sentences and applies to his daily life.
  • Reducing his echolalia language.
  • Has a tendency to join/learn music.
  • Improving in sequential processing. (step-by-step)
  • Still needs to remind him the procedure.
  • Establishing a thinking model with relate information.
  • More thoughtful.
  • Increasing his curiosity to explore/observe things.
  • Improving in prompt responses.
  • Willing to try various foods.
  • Better quality of sleep and physical condition.
  • Improving in taking turns.
  • Improving with changes.
  • More choices with toy selections.

Parents' Observation : January 10, 2009

Speech/Language/Communication Skills:
He can repeat more then 3 words in one sentence.
He starts to say "I want”K.", not very often; only knows to put "DVD",
Computer, music..". after "want".

Sociability: Do not see apparent progress.

Behavior: Starts to follow more directions/instructions.
He is able to take off his sweater and put on pants, brush his teeth.
He shows his interest in music, sings with songs, and listens to the music
DVD repeatedly; he tries to conduct with the rhythm, input his words into the songs with correct rhythm.
He has clearer sense of numbers, and starts to know the meaning of "count"