Arezou Salamat, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, Esther Huecker, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Heather Javaherian-Dysinger, OTD, OTR/L, Allison Doucette, MOT, Cady Graves, MOT, Heather O’Tool, MOT, Leta Moss, MOT, Stefanie Reyes, MOT; Motor Development Characteristics of Young Children Exposed to Maltreatment. Am J Occup Ther 2015;69(Supplement_1):6911505113p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO3091.
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Date Presented 4/17/2015
This retrospective study explored the motor development of 15 children younger than age 5 yr who had been exposed to maltreatment. Results from the Peabody Developmental Motor Scales–Second Edition (PDMS–2). Results indicated 93% (n = 14) improvement in the area of grasping and 80% (n = 12) improvement in visual–motor integration after occupational therapy intervention.
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