Barriers to community participation: Teens and young adults with spina bifida.

@article{Boudos2008BarriersTC,
  title={Barriers to community participation: Teens and young adults with spina bifida.},
  author={Rebecca Marie Boudos and Shubhra Mukherjee},
  journal={Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={303-10}
}
This study identified the baseline participation rates for 101 teens and young adults ages 10-32 years old with a diagnosis of spina or lipomenigocele bifida in various domains: school, employment, community activities, physical activity and peer social relationships. The goal of the study was also to identify barriers to community participation. Our findings demonstrate that overall participation is low in several domains. Community participation is low with only 30% partaking in an organized… CONTINUE READING