Carole Dennis, Miranda Hoover, Thadeus Mixon, Reilly Patrick, Lauren Rescsanski, Stephen Solinas, Nicolette Tigno, Sharon Stansfield; Children’s Progression of Control of a Powered Mobility Device Using a Joystick. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411505240. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO9127
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Date Presented 03/28/20
Currently, there is limited information to support decision-making for the provision of powered mobility for very young children with disabilities. To better understand the appropriate age and development for prescription of powered mobility, this research describes the progression of driving skills using a joystick control for powered mobility in typically developing children ages 12 to 24 months. This presentation discusses this research and the possible implications for evidence-based practice.
Primary Author and Speaker: Carole Dennis
Additional Authors and Speakers: Miranda Hoover, Thadeus Mixon, Reilly Patrick, Lauren Rescsanski, Stephen Solinas, Nicolette Tigno
Contributing Authors: Sharon Stansfield
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