The parietal lobe is located near the back and top of the head, both sides.

FUNCTION

OBSERVED PROBLEMS

Visual attention (Perception)

What we think when we touch something (Sensory)

What your brain sees and then how you view it

Goal directed voluntary movements

Manipulation of objects

Processes language and math

Hand-Eye coordination

Spatial sense

Knowing numbers and how they relate

Integration of different senses that allows for understanding a single concept

Hard to attend to more than one object at a time

 Inability to name an object

Inability to locate the words for writing

Problems with reading and mathematics

Difficulty with drawing objects

Difficulty in distinguishing left from right

Trouble focusing visual attention

Difficulties with eye-hand coordination

Lack of awareness of certain body parts and/or

space that leads to difficulties in self-care