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Interventions Within the Scope of Occupational Therapy to Improve Children’s Academic Participation: A Systematic Review

Effectiveness of interventions to improve academic participation of children and youth ages 5–21 yr. Interventions that use choice, creative engagement, collaboration with parents, and support by c...


Effectiveness of a Mindfulness-Based Social–Emotional Learning Program On Psychosocial Adjustment and Neuropsychological Maturity In Kindergarten Children

Our findings suggest that mindfulness programs may be effective in promoting psychosocial adjustment and improving neuropsychological variables in young children. MindKinder program could enhance s...


Impact of the Application of Behavioral Principles On Children’s Participation In Occupational Therapy From the Therapist’s Perspective

Interventions utilizing positive reinforcement, visual schedules, and shaping can contribute to decreased challenging behaviors and increased on-task performance in therapy sessions among participa...


Specific Sensory Techniques and Sensory Environmental Modifications For Children and Youth With Sensory Integration Difficulties: A Systematic Review

Preschoolers with ASD and tactile over-reactivity may be particularly appropriate for Qigong massage, which has moderate to strong evidence to support its effectiveness when provided as QST. The...


Variables Related to Successful School-Based Practice

Three themes were identified: "Finding the key" described a procedural reasoning process in which the participants searched for the underlying reasons for each student's behaviors and performance....


Effects of Exercise and Physical Activity On Anxiety

Exercise and cognitively based distraction techniques were shown to have equal effectiveness at reducing state anxiety, however, exercise was more effective in reducing trait anxiety (Petruzzello e...


Successful Participation At School: Strategies For All Students

School occupational therapy practitioners promote students’ successful and independent participation across school based routines and settings. Through ongoing team collaborations, including those ...


Attention Activities

Use these attention activities to help kids work on their ability to pay attention in the classroom. Activities that inspire improved attention can be fun!


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