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Street vending in South Africa: An entrepreneurial occupation 5045 2928 0 117 8090
Factors influencing model use in occupational therapy 3974 1010 0 51 5035
Meaningful occupation clarified: Thoughts about the relationship between meaningful and psychologically rewarding occupations 3938 819 0 132 4889
Occupational therapy hand assessment practices: Cause for concern? 1190 3266 0 72 4528
Students' fieldwork experiences of using community entry skills within community development 1391 3041 0 73 4505
Inside Guillain-Barré Syndrome: An occupational therapist's perspective 1167 3162 0 65 4394
Correlating the Developmental Test of Visual Perception-2 (DTVP-2) and the Test of Visual Perceptual Skills Revised (TVPS-R) as assessment tools for learners with learning difficulties 525 3274 0 68 3867
The sensory profile: Comparative analysis of children with Specific Language Impairment, ADHD and autism 2872 800 0 68 3740
Book Reviews 60 3538 0 14 3612
Meaning and purpose in the occupations of gang-involved young men in Cape Town 2558 676 0 70 3304
Identifying the factors that contribute to hand writing problems experienced by students at a higher education institution in South Africa 2537 611 0 40 3188
The collaborative relationship between teachers and occupational therapists in junior primary mainstream schools 226 2760 0 65 3051
Assessment of record keeping at schools for learners with special educational needs in the Western Cape 161 2628 0 77 2866
Substance abusers' anger behaviour and sensory processing patterns: An occupational therapy investigation 2336 357 0 97 2790
Occupational therapy and the use of music tempo in the treatment of the mental health care user with psychosis 1970 691 0 106 2767
School-based occupational therapists: An exploration into their role in a Cape Metropole full service school 224 2359 0 63 2646
OT student's experiences of stress and coping 1765 805 0 71 2641
Fostering evidence-based practice in community-based rehabilitation: Strategies for implementation 1618 665 0 63 2346
Occupational therapists in medico-legal work - South African experiences and opinions 1912 203 0 61 2176
Visual recognition difficulties: Identifying primary school learners' directional confusion in writing letters and numbers 1150 934 0 84 2168
Towards evidenced-based practice - A systematic review of methods and tests used in the clinical assessment of hypotonia 1766 156 0 66 1988
Factors that influence choice of placement for community service among occupational therapists in South Africa 1780 139 0 43 1962
Development of a task-based bilateral fine motor skill assessment for grade 0 children in South Africa 1770 96 0 90 1956
Employing people with disabilities in South Africa 1354 534 0 60 1948
In-hand manipulation of children aged four and five-years-old: translation, rotation and shift movements, in Bloemfontein 782 1045 0 63 1890
How teachers can manage attention span and activity level difficulties due to Foetal Alcohol Syndrome in the classroom: An occupational therapy approach 350 1474 0 49 1873
Perceptions of the Traditional Health Practitioner's role in the management of mental health care users and occupation: a pilot study 1450 362 0 58 1870
Visual perception of five-year-old English-speaking children in Bloemfontein using the Beery VMI-6, DTVP-3 and TVPS-3 1200 597 0 55 1852
An introduction to Cultural Historical Activity Theory as a theoretical lens for understanding how occupational therapists design interventions for persons living in low-income conditions in South Africa 558 1209 0 82 1849
Prone positioning and motor development in the first 6 weeks of life 333 1366 0 145 1844
Employers' experiences of having a live-in domestic worker: Insights into the relationship between privilege and occupational justice 681 1066 0 86 1833
Quality management in occupational therapy 882 862 0 88 1832
Using measurement principles to confirm the levels of creative ability as described in the Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability 1509 221 0 56 1786
Hippotherapy in occupational therapy practice 1138 559 0 63 1760
The rehabilitation programme and functional outcomes of persons with lower limb amputations at a primary level rehabilitation centre 1344 288 0 78 1710
Current practices in the assessment of hypotonia in children 964 674 0 56 1694
Developing a vocational rehabilitation report writing protocol - a collaborative action research process 679 848 0 140 1667
Rehabilitation outcomes following autologous human stem cell transplantation in a chronic complete C4 tetraplegic - the first 12 months: A case report 1020 550 0 64 1634
Clients' perceptions of an occupational therapy intervention at a substance use rehabilitation centre in the Western Cape 649 883 0 74 1606
A developmental approach: A framework for the development of an integrated visual perception programme 1198 333 0 63 1594
The reliability of the Motor-Free Visual Perceptual Test (MVPT-3) when translated into Afrikaans, on a first language Afrikaans urban population aged 8 years 0 months to 8 years 11 months 1263 146 0 178 1587
Development of an Occupational Performance Questionnaire for preschool children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder 931 594 0 54 1579
Theorising social transformation in occupational science: The American Civil Rights Movement and South African struggle against apartheid as 'Occupational Reconstructions' 856 604 0 114 1574
Family caregivers' perceptions and experiences regarding caring for older adults with chronic diseases 986 410 0 88 1484
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremity with reference to working posture of secretaries 966 451 0 66 1483
The effect of the wearing of weighted vests on the sensory behaviour of learners diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder within a school context 822 551 0 84 1457
The development of an emotional regulation scale for adolescents 662 675 0 67 1404
Occupational performance factors perceived to influence the readmission of mental health care users diagnosed with schizophrenia 1089 239 0 73 1401
The impact of the "Developmental Resource Stimulation Programme" (DRSP) on children with Down syndrome 957 295 0 97 1349
Practice-based evidence: Evaluating the quality of occupational therapy patient records as evidence for practice 855 391 0 69 1315
Leadership: The key to person-centred care 428 826 0 56 1310
Southern occupational therapies: Emerging identities, epistemologies and practices 842 379 0 77 1298
Impact of post-stroke impairments on activities and participation as experienced by stroke survivors in a Western Cape setting 896 310 0 59 1265
Ethical misconduct of HPCSA registered Occupational Therapists in South Africa 770 418 0 67 1255
Co-morbidities of hearing loss and occupational therapy in preschool children 970 220 0 59 1249
Breastfeeding among mothers in the public health sector: the role of the occupational therapist 853 307 0 57 1217
Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework-ll to treat a rare condition - brain abscess and empyema 988 160 0 65 1213
Can post-apartheid South Africa be enabled to humanise and heal itself? 639 340 0 71 1050
The short term effect of a group drumming intervention on aggressive behaviour among adolescent girls diagnosed with conduct disorder 504 630 0 68 1202
Sensory processing, praxis and related social participation of 5-12 year old children with Down Syndrome attending educational facilities in Bloemfontein, South Africa 913 174 0 108 1195
In-hand manipulation (IHM) in children 6 and 7 years of age: A follow-up study 799 321 0 64 1184
The prevalence of burnout amongst therapists working in private physical rehabilitation centers in South Africa: a descriptive study 856 205 0 89 1150
Expert opinion on splinting adult patients with neurological injuries 941 139 0 59 1139
The effect of a two-week sensory diet on fussy infants with regulatory sensory processing disorder 675 250 0 209 1134
The right to respect for autonomy: Part 1 - What is autonomy all about? 399 642 0 78 1119
Problem Based Learning - a review of students' perceptions in an Occupational Therapy undergraduate curriculum 866 187 0 42 1095
Current trends in splinting the hand in children with neurological impairments 613 372 0 102 1087
Spirituality in the occupational therapy community fieldwork process: A qualitative study in the South African context 492 381 0 198 1071
Community Service Occupational Therapists: thriving or just surviving? 569 421 0 64 1054
Wheelchair dancing and self-esteem in adolescents with physical disabilities 876 122 0 53 1051
Human rights and workman's compensation: The experiences of two injured workers 218 775 0 55 1048
Domains for occupational therapy outcomes in mental health practices 574 398 0 73 1045
Occupational therapy manager's role in and perceptions of clinical education 780 200 0 58 1038
Occupation-based hand therapy in South Africa: challenges and opportunities 456 515 0 67 1038
The developmental status and prevalence of sensory integration difficulties in premature infants in a tertiary hospital in Bloemfontein, South Africa 636 295 0 105 1036
Job satisfaction among occupational therapists 858 152 0 20 1030
Through the lens of a peer: Understanding leisure boredom and risk behaviour in adolescence 570 394 0 63 1027
Time management guidelines for the intervention of a child with Down syndrome using the Developmental "Resource Stimulation Programme" (DRSP) 692 232 0 103 1027
Livelihoods of youths with and without disabilities in peri-urban South Africa 726 226 0 64 1016
Opinions of occupational therapists on the positioning of vocational rehabilitation services in Gauteng Public Healthcare 362 580 0 64 1006
Reflections on simulated learning experiences of occupational therapy students in a clinical skills unit at an institution of higher learning 748 183 0 69 1000
The influence of blended learning on student performance in an undergraduate occupational therapy curriculum 363 566 0 65 994
Time and space dimensions of computer laptop use amongst third year students of the University of the Free State 628 260 0 97 985
An historical overview of the development of occupational therapy educational institutions in Brazil 770 138 0 62 970
Occupational therapy intervention into Osteo-Arthritis of the Carpometacarpal joint of the thumb in the South African context 553 283 0 125 961
The sources of professional confidence in occupational therapy students 421 476 0 60 957
A proposal for an undergraduate stroke rehabilitation curriculum appropriate for South African occupational therapy 724 138 0 54 916
Visual-motor integration (VMI) - a predictor for handwriting in Grade 0 children 407 441 0 65 913
Patterns of sensory integration dysfunction in children from South Africa 601 250 0 59 910
Supported Employment for people with mental disabilities in South Africa: cost calculation of service utilisation 551 286 0 59 896
The use of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests with South African children 324 496 0 74 894
Mixing-up research methods: A recipe for success or disaster? 642 174 0 77 893
Stroke management and functional outcomes of stroke survivors in an urban Western Cape Province setting 399 423 0 70 892
The DTVP-2 visual closure subtest: A closer look 418 398 0 75 891
Ethics and clinical education 714 105 0 70 889
"I drink": Mothers' alcohol consumption as both individualised and imposed occupation 522 271 0 81 874
Professional competencies in vocational rehabilitation: Results of a Delphi study 530 276 0 64 870
Having a child with cancer: African mothers' perspective 564 230 0 74 868
A qualitative exploration of the characteristics and practices of interdisciplinary collaboration 624 179 0 61 864
An assessment of occupational therapists' and physiotherapists' knowledge and perceptions concerning the treatment of patients with HIV and AIDS 171 628 0 62 861
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