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Street vending in South Africa: An entrepreneurial occupation 5210 2979 0 120 8309
Meaningful occupation clarified: Thoughts about the relationship between meaningful and psychologically rewarding occupations 3820 768 0 102 4690
Factors influencing model use in occupational therapy 3653 926 0 49 4628
Occupational therapy hand assessment practices: Cause for concern? 1079 3104 0 69 4252
Students' fieldwork experiences of using community entry skills within community development 1283 2737 0 64 4084
Inside Guillain-Barré Syndrome: An occupational therapist's perspective 989 2777 0 64 3830
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 514 2914 0 68 3496
Meaning and purpose in the occupations of gang-involved young men in Cape Town 2544 832 0 59 3435
The sensory profile: Comparative analysis of children with Specific Language Impairment, ADHD and autism 2442 712 0 71 3225
Book Reviews 60 3097 0 14 3171
The collaborative relationship between teachers and occupational therapists in junior primary mainstream schools 211 2722 0 65 2998
Identifying the factors that contribute to hand writing problems experienced by students at a higher education institution in South Africa 2305 606 0 40 2951
Assessment of record keeping at schools for learners with special educational needs in the Western Cape 146 2616 0 75 2837
Occupational therapy and the use of music tempo in the treatment of the mental health care user with psychosis 1875 660 0 97 2632
School-based occupational therapists: An exploration into their role in a Cape Metropole full service school 209 2227 0 63 2499
OT student's experiences of stress and coping 1613 722 0 68 2403
Substance abusers' anger behaviour and sensory processing patterns: An occupational therapy investigation 1933 295 0 96 2324
Fostering evidence-based practice in community-based rehabilitation: Strategies for implementation 1520 606 0 61 2187
Visual recognition difficulties: Identifying primary school learners' directional confusion in writing letters and numbers 1045 884 0 84 2013
Visual perception of five-year-old English-speaking children in Bloemfontein using the Beery VMI-6, DTVP-3 and TVPS-3 1240 608 0 55 1903
Employing people with disabilities in South Africa 1312 495 0 59 1866
How teachers can manage attention span and activity level difficulties due to Foetal Alcohol Syndrome in the classroom: An occupational therapy approach 325 1477 0 49 1851
Prone positioning and motor development in the first 6 weeks of life 348 1332 0 143 1823
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 527 1221 0 74 1822
Occupational therapists in medico-legal work - South African experiences and opinions 1588 172 0 60 1820
Factors that influence choice of placement for community service among occupational therapists in South Africa 1617 127 0 40 1784
Hippotherapy in occupational therapy practice 1151 570 0 63 1784
Quality management in occupational therapy 828 843 0 84 1755
Employers' experiences of having a live-in domestic worker: Insights into the relationship between privilege and occupational justice 653 1009 0 77 1739
Towards evidenced-based practice - A systematic review of methods and tests used in the clinical assessment of hypotonia 1536 134 0 64 1734
Development of a task-based bilateral fine motor skill assessment for grade 0 children in South Africa 1507 91 0 90 1688
In-hand manipulation of children aged four and five-years-old: translation, rotation and shift movements, in Bloemfontein 712 884 0 62 1658
Perceptions of the Traditional Health Practitioner's role in the management of mental health care users and occupation: a pilot study 1230 333 0 54 1617
Development of an Occupational Performance Questionnaire for preschool children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder 957 597 0 54 1608
A developmental approach: A framework for the development of an integrated visual perception programme 1160 330 0 63 1553
The effect of the wearing of weighted vests on the sensory behaviour of learners diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder within a school context 966 501 0 84 1551
The rehabilitation programme and functional outcomes of persons with lower limb amputations at a primary level rehabilitation centre 1200 252 0 77 1529
Developing a vocational rehabilitation report writing protocol - a collaborative action research process 619 773 0 130 1522
Using measurement principles to confirm the levels of creative ability as described in the Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability 1235 189 0 54 1478
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 1187 130 0 156 1473
Current practices in the assessment of hypotonia in children 845 571 0 55 1471
Clients' perceptions of an occupational therapy intervention at a substance use rehabilitation centre in the Western Cape 585 796 0 73 1454
The development of an emotional regulation scale for adolescents 670 688 0 67 1425
Family caregivers' perceptions and experiences regarding caring for older adults with chronic diseases 930 389 0 76 1395
Rehabilitation outcomes following autologous human stem cell transplantation in a chronic complete C4 tetraplegic - the first 12 months: A case report 863 428 0 58 1349
Theorising social transformation in occupational science: The American Civil Rights Movement and South African struggle against apartheid as 'Occupational Reconstructions' 697 543 0 108 1348
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremity with reference to working posture of secretaries 859 423 0 52 1334
Impact of post-stroke impairments on activities and participation as experienced by stroke survivors in a Western Cape setting 922 317 0 59 1298
Leadership: The key to person-centred care 388 822 0 56 1266
Breastfeeding among mothers in the public health sector: the role of the occupational therapist 877 318 0 57 1252
The impact of the "Developmental Resource Stimulation Programme" (DRSP) on children with Down syndrome 888 261 0 83 1232
Practice-based evidence: Evaluating the quality of occupational therapy patient records as evidence for practice 802 371 0 57 1230
Occupational performance factors perceived to influence the readmission of mental health care users diagnosed with schizophrenia 948 208 0 69 1225
Sensory processing, praxis and related social participation of 5-12 year old children with Down Syndrome attending educational facilities in Bloemfontein, South Africa 933 176 0 108 1217
The short term effect of a group drumming intervention on aggressive behaviour among adolescent girls diagnosed with conduct disorder 512 636 0 68 1216
In-hand manipulation (IHM) in children 6 and 7 years of age: A follow-up study 814 333 0 64 1211
Ethical misconduct of HPCSA registered Occupational Therapists in South Africa 719 392 0 62 1173
Expert opinion on splinting adult patients with neurological injuries 966 144 0 59 1169
Southern occupational therapies: Emerging identities, epistemologies and practices 767 326 0 70 1163
Can post-apartheid South Africa be enabled to humanise and heal itself? 644 346 0 71 1061
The right to respect for autonomy: Part 1 - What is autonomy all about? 405 621 0 73 1099
Current trends in splinting the hand in children with neurological impairments 616 379 0 103 1098
Community Service Occupational Therapists: thriving or just surviving? 602 424 0 64 1090
Spirituality in the occupational therapy community fieldwork process: A qualitative study in the South African context 504 382 0 201 1087
Co-morbidities of hearing loss and occupational therapy in preschool children 819 204 0 54 1077
Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework-ll to treat a rare condition - brain abscess and empyema 893 114 0 64 1071
Occupation-based hand therapy in South Africa: challenges and opportunities 475 526 0 67 1068
Reflections on simulated learning experiences of occupational therapy students in a clinical skills unit at an institution of higher learning 763 188 0 69 1020
The prevalence of burnout amongst therapists working in private physical rehabilitation centers in South Africa: a descriptive study 757 174 0 76 1007
Occupational therapy intervention into Osteo-Arthritis of the Carpometacarpal joint of the thumb in the South African context 570 303 0 130 1003
Domains for occupational therapy outcomes in mental health practices 546 383 0 72 1001
The effect of a two-week sensory diet on fussy infants with regulatory sensory processing disorder 595 199 0 204 998
Human rights and workman's compensation: The experiences of two injured workers 190 755 0 51 996
Job satisfaction among occupational therapists 827 135 0 20 982
Problem Based Learning - a review of students' perceptions in an Occupational Therapy undergraduate curriculum 769 164 0 42 975
The influence of blended learning on student performance in an undergraduate occupational therapy curriculum 354 547 0 65 966
Occupational therapy manager's role in and perceptions of clinical education 724 183 0 57 964
Livelihoods of youths with and without disabilities in peri-urban South Africa 671 213 0 64 948
The developmental status and prevalence of sensory integration difficulties in premature infants in a tertiary hospital in Bloemfontein, South Africa 587 262 0 95 944
Wheelchair dancing and self-esteem in adolescents with physical disabilities 776 110 0 53 939
Opinions of occupational therapists on the positioning of vocational rehabilitation services in Gauteng Public Healthcare 329 554 0 53 936
Through the lens of a peer: Understanding leisure boredom and risk behaviour in adolescence 519 349 0 62 930
Supported Employment for people with mental disabilities in South Africa: cost calculation of service utilisation 572 295 0 59 926
Time management guidelines for the intervention of a child with Down syndrome using the Developmental "Resource Stimulation Programme" (DRSP) 622 213 0 90 925
Time and space dimensions of computer laptop use amongst third year students of the University of the Free State 592 234 0 86 912
Stroke management and functional outcomes of stroke survivors in an urban Western Cape Province setting 405 432 0 70 907
An historical overview of the development of occupational therapy educational institutions in Brazil 728 118 0 60 906
Ethics and clinical education 724 108 0 70 902
Having a child with cancer: African mothers' perspective 574 232 0 74 880
A qualitative exploration of the characteristics and practices of interdisciplinary collaboration 630 179 0 61 870
The use of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests with South African children 310 467 0 74 851
The DTVP-2 visual closure subtest: A closer look 403 373 0 72 848
Occupational therapy students' experiences and perceptions of culture during fieldwork education 452 328 0 66 846
The sources of professional confidence in occupational therapy students 383 396 0 57 836
A proposal for an undergraduate stroke rehabilitation curriculum appropriate for South African occupational therapy 661 121 0 52 834
Women's experiences of informal street trading and well-being in Cape Town, South Africa 362 404 0 64 830
Patterns of sensory integration dysfunction in children from South Africa 548 215 0 59 822
Postural risks and musculoskeletal discomfort of three preferred positions during laptop use amongst students 543 178 0 101 822
Visual-motor integration (VMI) - a predictor for handwriting in Grade 0 children 384 372 0 62 818
Mixing-up research methods: A recipe for success or disaster? 601 152 0 64 817
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