Comparison of tactile preferences in children with and without cerebral palsy.

  title={Comparison of tactile preferences in children with and without cerebral palsy.},
  author={James Curry and Carolin Exner},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={42 6},
Fifteen normal preschool children and 15 preschool children with cerebral palsy were presented with 10 pairs of objects and asked to identify their preference for one of the objects in each of the pairs. Five objects of different textures were used. The children only handled the objects; they did not view them during testing. The children with cerebral palsy chose hard objects significantly more often than they chose soft objects; the normal children had no significant choice preferences… CONTINUE READING
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