Effectiveness of school-based occupational therapy intervention on handwriting.

@article{CaseSmith2002EffectivenessOS,
  title={Effectiveness of school-based occupational therapy intervention on handwriting.},
  author={Jane Case-Smith},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={
          17-25
        }
}
  • J. Case-Smith
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
OBJECTIVE This study investigated the effects of school-based occupational therapy services on students' handwriting. [] Key Method Visual-motor, visual-perception, in-hand manipulation, and handwriting legibility and speed were measured at the beginning and end of the academic year. The intervention group received a mean of 16.4 sessions and 528 min of direct occupational therapy services during the school year. According to the therapists, visual-motor skills and handwriting practice were emphasized…

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