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Title: Sensory Strategies Appear to Improve Classroom Behaviours and Attention in Children with Psychiatric Disabilities
Authors: Borden, Kim

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Keywords: ADHD
Learning disorders
Pediatric occupational therapy
Students
Sensory integration
Issue Date: 2005
Abstract: CLINICAL QUESTION: Does the use of sensory strategies within a structured activity and school setting improve the behaviours and attention of preschool and school age children with psychiatric disorders with attention difficulties? CLINICAL BOTTOM LINE: • Sensory strategies involving therapy balls for seating or wearing a weighted vest appears to improves classroom behaviours and attention in children with psychiatric disabilities with attention difficulties • Higher quality research with rigorous design and analysis is required to determine specific guidelines and protocols for such sensory strategy interventions
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1974/221
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