Poster Session  |   November 2018
Understanding Activity Participation Among Individuals With Wolfram Syndrome
Author Affiliations
  • Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Article Information
Diabetes / Neurologic Conditions / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Vision / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Understanding Activity Participation Among Individuals With Wolfram Syndrome
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505148p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO7012
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505148p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO7012
Abstract

Date Presented 4/21/2018

Wolfram syndrome (WFS) is a rare progressive genetic disease with metabolic and neurological impairments. We found that WFS negatively affected activity participation and that this effect may increase as WFS progresses. The most salient WFS symptoms may be those associated with neurodegeneration.

Primary Author and Speaker: Emily Bumpus

Additional Authors and Speakers: Erin Foster

Contributing Authors: Tamara Hershey, Tasha Doty, Samantha Ranck, Meredith Gronski, Fumihko Urano