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Participation Goals and Worksheets for Young People with Disabilities

Participation Goals and Worksheets for Young People with Disabilities

Participation Goals and Worksheets for Young People with Disabilities Do you work with young people who want to increase their participation at home, school or work?  Maybe you are a parent trying to help guide your young adult while transitioning into adulthood.  It is important that these young people set participation goals and advocate for […]

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Leisure Activities, Modifying the Environment and Children with Disabilities

It can be a challenge at times to encourage children with physical disabilities to participate in leisure activities.  The Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy published a small study to determine the effectiveness of environment-based interventions on participation of  6 adolescents with physical disabilities.  A 12-week intervention occurred with a focus on removing environmental barriers and coaching parents. […]

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Participation of Youth with Spina Bifada

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research published a study on the participation of community activities for youth with spina bifada. Sixty three children with spina bifada, ages 2-5, 6-12 and 13-18, completed a participation survey (along with caregivers if necessary). The results indicated that the “older youth participated less in recreational, physical and skill based activities”. […]