Classroom seating for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: therapy balls versus chairs.

@article{Schilling2003ClassroomSF,
  title={Classroom seating for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: therapy balls versus chairs.},
  author={Denise Lynn Schilling and Kathleen A. Washington and Felix F. Billingsley and Jean Crosetto Deitz},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={
          534-41
        }
}
  • D. Schilling, K. Washington, J. Deitz
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Psychology, Education
  • The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of therapy balls as seating on in-seat behavior and legible word productivity of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Additionally, social validity was assessed to evaluate teacher and student opinions regarding the intervention. METHOD A single subject, A-B-A-B interrupted time series design was employed across 3 students (2 males, 1 female) with ADHD. The study was conducted in a 4th grade inclusive… 

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