Health knowledge made personal
WellPage for Motor Skill Acquisition Occupational Therapy Published Articles
+ Bookmark › Share
Go
Search posts:

Motor Skill Acquisition Occupational Therapy Published Articles - Articles

Postural Control and Fine Motor Skills by Your Therapy Source Posted Thu 17 Nov 2011 10:37am The American Journal of Occupational Therapy published research on the relationship between postural control and fine motor skills in infants. The medical records were reviewed of 105 preterm infants. The Alberta Infant Motor Scale was used to assess postural control and the Peabody was used to evaluate fine motor skills. Statistical analysis ... Read on »
Good Fine Motor Skills = Good Grades by Your Therapy Source Posted Wed 18 Jan 2012 8:18am New research that will be published soon in the Journal of Early Childhood Education and Development indicated that children who scored well on fine motor tasks when in pre-K had higher averages in second grade than those who scored lower on fine motor tasks in pre-K. Data was reviewed on 1000 second graders in Florida. The researchers lo ... Read on »
Poor Motor Performance Linked to Poor Academic Skills by Your Therapy Source Posted Mon 28 Oct 2013 9:40pm Looking for research to justify school based physical or occupational therapy services during the early school years?  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise published research on 174 Finnish children grades 1-3 that investigated the relationship between cardiovascular fitness, motor skills and reading/arithmetic skills.  The followin ... Read on »
Sensory Integration or Fine Motor Interventions? by Your Therapy Source Posted Tue 11 Jan 2011 5:36am The American Journal of Occupational Therapy published a pilot study comparing sensory integration versus fine motor interventions in children with autism. Children with autism or PDD were divided into two groups, with 20 children receiving sensory integration treatment and 17 fine motor skill treatments. The participants received eighteen, 45 mi ... Read on »
Handwriting Practice and Visual Perceptual Motor Practice by Your Therapy Source Posted Mon 07 Jan 2013 4:00am The American Journal of Occupational Therapy published research that compared two different handwriting interventions.  Seventy two first and second grade students either received intensive handwriting practice or visual perceptual motor activities during a handwriting club for 12 weeks.  The post test results indicated the following the ... Read on »
Will a public health model make occupational therapy more relevant? by Chris Alterio Occupational Therapist Posted Wed 03 Jul 2013 4:22am I just finished watching the COT 2013 Annual Conference plenary by Michael Iwama.  You can listen to his lecture by clicking here.   Hopefully we will have accompanying slides in the near future.  I was very anxious to listen to this presentation after watching the Twitter feed coming from the conference that included statements about our 'preo ... Read on »
Autism Awareness Month by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Tue 05 Apr 2011 12:00am On April 2nd, California time at least 200 significant points of interest and national monuments all around the world were lit up to glow blue.  Why?  To signify World Autism Awareness Day!!  The month of April is National Autism Month!! This is a basic article to educate people as to what is Autism; therefore, I will not be writing ... Read on »
Autism? by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Fri 02 Apr 2010 12:00am Last night, California time at least 200 significant points of interest and national monuments all around the world were lit up to glow blue.  Why?  To signify World Autism Awareness Day!! This is a basic article to educate people as to what is Autism; therefore, I will not be writing about the controversial interest regarding cause ... Read on »
Psychosocial occupational therapy in schools by Chris Alterio Occupational Therapist Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 1:00am 1 Comment I am not certain how many problems can be solved at odd hours of the morning, but it is 4:30am and I can't shake some concerns I have about psychosocial intervention models in schools. According to all data, occupational therapists are not frequently employed in psychosocial practice settings. There are all kinds of complexities behind this ... Read on »
Thick descriptions of occupational therapy ADL intervention: A case study. by Chris Alterio Occupational Therapist Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:20pm The context for this entry is that there has been some debating lately about what constitutes occupational therapy and if it can be represented by symbols or even words. So file this entry under: "An example of when the story probably works a little better than the image." Caleb is thirteen years old and he lives in a shack on the east side o ... Read on »