Kate Barlow, Michael Salemi; Childhood Occupations: The Prevalence of Childhood Engagement in Chores. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311500058. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO8025
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Date Presented 04/06/19
In order for OT practitioners to make recommendations that are age appropriate, consistent with cultural practices, and evidence-based, this study examined the prevalence of household chores for school-age children as a pilot study for the development of age norms for chores. Survey results (N= 252) identified caregivers’ priorities for childhood occupations, as well as the age at which children are regularly and sometimes completing 17 different chores.
Primary Author and Speaker: Kate Barlow
Additional Authors and Speakers: Michael Salemi
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