Occupational therapy with children with pervasive developmental disorders.

  title={Occupational therapy with children with pervasive developmental disorders.},
  author={Jane Case-Smith and Helen Miller},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={53 5},
OBJECTIVE Although the prevalence of children with pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) has increased, empirical data about the role and practices of occupational therapists have not been reported in the literature. This descriptive study investigated the practice of occupational therapists with children with PDD. METHOD A survey was mailed to 500 occupational therapists in the Sensory Integration Special Interest Section or School System Special Interest Section of the American… CONTINUE READING