Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2019
Published Online: August 01, 2019
Updated: April 30, 2020
Effects of the Alert Program® on Communication, Social Interaction, and Occupational Performance in Adults With Developmental Disabilities
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Brenau University, Gainesville, GA, USA
  • Brenau University, Gainesville, GA, USA
  • Brenau University, Gainesville, GA, USA
  • Brenau University, Gainesville, GA, USA
Article Information
Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Translational Research
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2019
Effects of the Alert Program® on Communication, Social Interaction, and Occupational Performance in Adults With Developmental Disabilities
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311520410. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO3027
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311520410. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO3027
Abstract

Date Presented 04/04/19

This study investigated the effects of the Alert Program® sensory strategies on communication, social interaction skills, and occupational performance of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Significant positive pre- to postchanges were found: communication and interaction skills improved (p = .043) and demonstrated improvements in occupational performance (p = .046).

Primary Author and Speaker: Jennifer Allison

Additional Authors and Speakers: Mary Shotwell, Benjamin Keeling, Robert Simon