Effects of powered mobility on self-initiated behaviors of very young children with locomotor disability.

@article{Butler1986EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of powered mobility on self-initiated behaviors of very young children with locomotor disability.},
  author={Charlene Butler},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={1986},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={325-32}
}
  • Charlene Butler
  • Published 1986 in Developmental medicine and child neurology
This study reports the effects of powered mobility on the self-initiated behavior of six children with various disabilities who, between 23 and 38 months of age, learnt to use motorized wheelchairs in less than three weeks. Using a multiple baseline design, two-hour observation periods were video-recorded at 10-day intervals before and after they achieved independent mobility. Frequency of self-initiated interaction with objects, spatial exploration and communication with care-giver were… CONTINUE READING