Liat Hen-Herbst, Yael Fogel, Sara Rosenblum, Anna Barnett; Legibility as a Significant Measure for Evaluation of Handwriting Performance Among Adolescents in OT. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411500022. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO4204
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Date Presented 03/27/20
Adolescents with handwriting difficulties are referred to OT services due to inadequate writing process (speed and space) or product (illegibility). Executive function (EF) components are one of the underlying mechanisms of handwriting. The results indicate that EF levels of adolescents with handwriting difficulties were correlated only with product legibility. The results emphasize the importance of using a standardized tool to evaluate legibility in this population.
Primary Author and Speaker: Liat Hen-Herbst
Additional Authors and Speakers: Yael Fogel
Contributing Authors: Sara Rosenblum, Anna Barnett
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