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|Title: ||Sensory Strategies Appear to Improve Classroom Behaviours and Attention in Children with Psychiatric Disabilities|
|Authors: ||Borden, Kim|
Pediatric occupational therapy
|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|
|Appears in Collections:||CATS 2005|
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