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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 3736 751 0 94 4581
Factors influencing model use in occupational therapy 3571 907 0 47 4525
Occupational therapy hand assessment practices: Cause for concern? 1042 3045 0 63 4150
Students' fieldwork experiences of using community entry skills within community development 1237 2629 0 58 3924
Inside Guillain-Barré Syndrome: An occupational therapist's perspective 962 2656 0 61 3679
Meaning and purpose in the occupations of gang-involved young men in Cape Town 2515 820 0 55 3390
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 490 2773 0 66 3329
The sensory profile: Comparative analysis of children with Specific Language Impairment, ADHD and autism 2334 687 0 67 3088
Book Reviews 56 2973 0 14 3043
The collaborative relationship between teachers and occupational therapists in junior primary mainstream schools 205 2689 0 63 2957
Identifying the factors that contribute to hand writing problems experienced by students at a higher education institution in South Africa 2234 596 0 37 2867
Assessment of record keeping at schools for learners with special educational needs in the Western Cape 142 2604 0 71 2817
Occupational therapy and the use of music tempo in the treatment of the mental health care user with psychosis 1814 637 0 92 2543
School-based occupational therapists: An exploration into their role in a Cape Metropole full service school 203 2156 0 59 2418
OT student's experiences of stress and coping 1557 691 0 62 2310
Substance abusers' anger behaviour and sensory processing patterns: An occupational therapy investigation 1855 282 0 94 2231
Fostering evidence-based practice in community-based rehabilitation: Strategies for implementation 1481 594 0 57 2132
Visual recognition difficulties: Identifying primary school learners' directional confusion in writing letters and numbers 1022 856 0 82 1960
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
How teachers can manage attention span and activity level difficulties due to Foetal Alcohol Syndrome in the classroom: An occupational therapy approach 315 1469 0 45 1829
Employing people with disabilities in South Africa 1284 477 0 57 1818
Prone positioning and motor development in the first 6 weeks of life 345 1315 0 137 1797
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 508 1212 0 70 1790
Hippotherapy in occupational therapy practice 1151 570 0 63 1784
Occupational therapists in medico-legal work - South African experiences and opinions 1502 160 0 57 1719
Quality management in occupational therapy 813 826 0 79 1718
Factors that influence choice of placement for community service among occupational therapists in South Africa 1553 121 0 38 1712
Employers' experiences of having a live-in domestic worker: Insights into the relationship between privilege and occupational justice 633 978 0 69 1680
Towards evidenced-based practice - A systematic review of methods and tests used in the clinical assessment of hypotonia 1483 127 0 60 1670
Development of an Occupational Performance Questionnaire for preschool children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder 957 597 0 54 1608
Development of a task-based bilateral fine motor skill assessment for grade 0 children in South Africa 1418 88 0 88 1594
In-hand manipulation of children aged four and five-years-old: translation, rotation and shift movements, in Bloemfontein 686 834 0 58 1578
Perceptions of the Traditional Health Practitioner's role in the management of mental health care users and occupation: a pilot study 1158 329 0 52 1539
A developmental approach: A framework for the development of an integrated visual perception programme 1131 322 0 61 1514
The effect of the wearing of weighted vests on the sensory behaviour of learners diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder within a school context 944 486 0 82 1512
The rehabilitation programme and functional outcomes of persons with lower limb amputations at a primary level rehabilitation centre 1165 248 0 73 1486
Developing a vocational rehabilitation report writing protocol - a collaborative action research process 601 752 0 121 1474
The development of an emotional regulation scale for adolescents 670 688 0 67 1425
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 1151 126 0 147 1424
Clients' perceptions of an occupational therapy intervention at a substance use rehabilitation centre in the Western Cape 572 776 0 69 1417
Using measurement principles to confirm the levels of creative ability as described in the Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability 1162 187 0 51 1400
Current practices in the assessment of hypotonia in children 800 538 0 52 1390
Family caregivers' perceptions and experiences regarding caring for older adults with chronic diseases 911 387 0 72 1370
Impact of post-stroke impairments on activities and participation as experienced by stroke survivors in a Western Cape setting 922 317 0 59 1298
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremity with reference to working posture of secretaries 830 408 0 46 1284
Theorising social transformation in occupational science: The American Civil Rights Movement and South African struggle against apartheid as 'Occupational Reconstructions' 665 517 0 101 1283
Rehabilitation outcomes following autologous human stem cell transplantation in a chronic complete C4 tetraplegic - the first 12 months: A case report 825 389 0 54 1268
Breastfeeding among mothers in the public health sector: the role of the occupational therapist 877 318 0 57 1252
Leadership: The key to person-centred care 375 814 0 54 1243
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
The impact of the "Developmental Resource Stimulation Programme" (DRSP) on children with Down syndrome 859 255 0 79 1193
Practice-based evidence: Evaluating the quality of occupational therapy patient records as evidence for practice 779 363 0 51 1193
Expert opinion on splinting adult patients with neurological injuries 966 144 0 59 1169
Occupational performance factors perceived to influence the readmission of mental health care users diagnosed with schizophrenia 897 200 0 66 1163
Ethical misconduct of HPCSA registered Occupational Therapists in South Africa 693 382 0 58 1133
Southern occupational therapies: Emerging identities, epistemologies and practices 728 309 0 66 1103
Current trends in splinting the hand in children with neurological impairments 616 379 0 103 1098
Can post-apartheid South Africa be enabled to humanise and heal itself? 644 346 0 71 1061
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
The right to respect for autonomy: Part 1 - What is autonomy all about? 400 600 0 71 1071
Occupation-based hand therapy in South Africa: challenges and opportunities 475 526 0 67 1068
Co-morbidities of hearing loss and occupational therapy in preschool children 783 203 0 49 1035
Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework-ll to treat a rare condition - brain abscess and empyema 870 97 0 62 1029
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
Occupational therapy intervention into Osteo-Arthritis of the Carpometacarpal joint of the thumb in the South African context 570 303 0 130 1003
Human rights and workman's compensation: The experiences of two injured workers 186 748 0 46 980
Domains for occupational therapy outcomes in mental health practices 534 372 0 70 976
The effect of a two-week sensory diet on fussy infants with regulatory sensory processing disorder 575 196 0 198 969
Job satisfaction among occupational therapists 814 133 0 20 967
The prevalence of burnout amongst therapists working in private physical rehabilitation centers in South Africa: a descriptive study 713 166 0 72 951
The influence of blended learning on student performance in an undergraduate occupational therapy curriculum 347 539 0 63 949
Occupational therapy manager's role in and perceptions of clinical education 703 179 0 54 936
Livelihoods of youths with and without disabilities in peri-urban South Africa 661 209 0 61 931
Supported Employment for people with mental disabilities in South Africa: cost calculation of service utilisation 572 295 0 59 926
Opinions of occupational therapists on the positioning of vocational rehabilitation services in Gauteng Public Healthcare 316 542 0 49 907
Stroke management and functional outcomes of stroke survivors in an urban Western Cape Province setting 405 432 0 70 907
Problem Based Learning - a review of students' perceptions in an Occupational Therapy undergraduate curriculum 710 155 0 39 904
Ethics and clinical education 724 108 0 70 902
The developmental status and prevalence of sensory integration difficulties in premature infants in a tertiary hospital in Bloemfontein, South Africa 557 251 0 90 898
Time management guidelines for the intervention of a child with Down syndrome using the Developmental "Resource Stimulation Programme" (DRSP) 596 208 0 84 888
Through the lens of a peer: Understanding leisure boredom and risk behaviour in adolescence 491 336 0 60 887
An historical overview of the development of occupational therapy educational institutions in Brazil 712 114 0 55 881
Having a child with cancer: African mothers' perspective 574 232 0 74 880
Time and space dimensions of computer laptop use amongst third year students of the University of the Free State 567 229 0 82 878
Wheelchair dancing and self-esteem in adolescents with physical disabilities 717 104 0 50 871
A qualitative exploration of the characteristics and practices of interdisciplinary collaboration 630 179 0 61 870
Occupational therapy students' experiences and perceptions of culture during fieldwork education 452 328 0 66 846
Women's experiences of informal street trading and well-being in Cape Town, South Africa 362 404 0 64 830
The DTVP-2 visual closure subtest: A closer look 395 361 0 70 826
Postural risks and musculoskeletal discomfort of three preferred positions during laptop use amongst students 543 178 0 101 822
From paper to practice - academics and practitioners working together in enhancing the use of occupational therapy conceptual models 528 219 0 70 817
A proposal for an undergraduate stroke rehabilitation curriculum appropriate for South African occupational therapy 646 117 0 50 813
Inter-professional education: Healthcare students' experiences 590 151 0 65 806
The use of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests with South African children 295 444 0 65 804
The lived experience of drivers with a spinal cord injury: A qualitative inquiry 525 199 0 73 797
The association of an omitted crawling milestone with pencil grasp and control in five- and six-year-old children 313 440 0 43 796
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