Effect of an occupational intervention on printing in children with economic disadvantages.

  title={Effect of an occupational intervention on printing in children with economic disadvantages.},
  author={Cindee Q. Peterson and David L. Nelson},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={57 2},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether an occupational therapy intervention improved an academic outcome (D'Nealian printing) in a school setting. The study specifically examined improvement in printing skills in economically disadvantaged first graders who were at risk academically and socially. The intervention was based on an occupational framework including biomechanical, sensorimotor, and teaching-learning strategies. METHOD The final sample consisted of 59 first… CONTINUE READING

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