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Research Article  |   March 1990
Occupational Therapy for Children With Perinatal HIV Infection
Author Affiliations
  • Jill Anderson, MS, OTR, is Clinical Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Program, College of Health Related Professions, State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 81, Brooklyn, New York 11203–2098
  • Jim Hinojosa, PhD, OTR, FAOTA, is Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Program, College of Health Related Professions, State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York
  • Gary Bedell, MA, OTR, is Therapy Coordinator, Infant and Child Learning Center, State University of New York, Research Foundation, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York
  • Margaret T. Kaplan, MA, OTR, is Therapy Coordinator, Infant and Child Learning Center, State University of New York, Research Foundation, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York
Article Information
Early Intervention / School-Based Practice / Practice
Research Article   |   March 1990
Occupational Therapy for Children With Perinatal HIV Infection
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March 1990, Vol. 44, 249-255. doi:10.5014/ajot.44.3.249
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March 1990, Vol. 44, 249-255. doi:10.5014/ajot.44.3.249
Abstract

This article discusses occupational therapy for children with perinatal HIV infection and their caregivers. An interdisciplinary early intervention and preschool program serving these children is described. Current medical and neurological research is reviewed to serve as a basis for occupational therapy intervention. Therapeutic approaches that integrate physical, neurological, developmental, and psychosocial needs are presented.