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Does handwriting instruction have a place in the instructional day? The relationship between handwriting quality and academic success
(Cogent Education, 2017-10-03)
Handwriting is a foundational skill needed by students to demonstrate competency in reading, writing, and math. Occupational therapists who work in schools are tasked with providing remedial services for students who ...
Development of a consensus-based occupational therapy treatment template for veterans with combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: A Delphi study
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects many combat veterans and is known to adversely impact everyday life activities. Occupational therapists treat veterans with PTSD but there is little evidence in the literature ...
The impact of the environment on activity engagement of persons diagnosed with moderate stage Alzheimer's disease residing in a long-term care facility
Individuals who have been diagnosed with moderate stage Alzheimer’s disease typically require assistance for the completion of daily activity secondary to pervasive cognitive dysfunction. Moderate stage Alzheimer’s disease ...
Faculty perspectives on the development of creative thinking in entry level occupational therapy students
Creativity has been part of occupational therapy (OT) since the field began (Hall, 1918; Slagle, 1939). Today, creative thinking is still valued in OT but we know little about how practitioners apply it (Fletcher, 2010). ...
Best practice model for delivery of telehealth occupational therapy services for clients with dementia and their caregivers
Occupational therapy provides services to persons with dementia and their caregivers to facilitate positive change in daily occupations. One underused method to deliver services to this client population is through telehealth. ...
Caring for a family member with dementia: an occupational therapy approach to facilitate positive dimensions of caregiving
Dementia is a progressive, chronic disorder that affects 3 to 4 million individuals in the U.S. Challenges that occur as the disease progresses are: decline in cognitive functions; disruption of sleep and eating patterns; ...