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OBJECTIVE To describe and compare the context of participation of children with physical disabilities and complex communication needs (Group CCN) in out-of-school activities with children with physical disabilities only (Group PD) and typically-developing peers (Group TD). METHOD A cross-sectional, matched, multi-group design was used. Thirty-nine(More)
AIM To examine the relationship between maternal mental health problems and the time required by mothers to care for children with cerebral palsy (CP). METHOD Cross-sectional study of 158 mothers of children with cerebral palsy (98 males, 60 females; mean age 11y 3mo, range 6-17y). Gross Motor Function Classification System levels of the children were 37%(More)
—Educators continually strive to provide learning materials that are specifically adapted to their students' unique learning preferences and needs. Software use continues to grow in classrooms however typical educational programs cannot be modified to suit individual learners. The Thinking Head Whiteboard is a lesson authoring tool that provides such a(More)
The present investigation studied the effects of enhancements on the learning, retention, transfer to the unlearned form, and use of Blissymbols in 40 normal 3-year-old children. The subjects, seen individually, learned either 12 standard Blissymbols (SBS) or the same 12 symbols in the enhanced form (EBS). The symbols were introduced with short(More)
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