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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 3206 617 0 74 3897
Factors influencing model use in occupational therapy 2953 761 0 36 3750
Occupational therapy hand assessment practices: Cause for concern? 909 2720 0 46 3675
Students' fieldwork experiences of using community entry skills within community development 1109 2212 0 44 3365
Meaning and purpose in the occupations of gang-involved young men in Cape Town 2352 786 0 42 3180
Inside Guillain-Barré Syndrome: An occupational therapist's perspective 772 2150 0 46 2968
The collaborative relationship between teachers and occupational therapists in junior primary mainstream schools 164 2551 0 48 2763
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 393 2255 0 48 2696
Identifying the factors that contribute to hand writing problems experienced by students at a higher education institution in South Africa 2050 573 0 28 2651
Assessment of record keeping at schools for learners with special educational needs in the Western Cape 107 2479 0 50 2636
The sensory profile: Comparative analysis of children with Specific Language Impairment, ADHD and autism 1817 596 0 50 2463
Book Reviews 40 2256 0 10 2306
Occupational therapy and the use of music tempo in the treatment of the mental health care user with psychosis 1530 541 0 66 2137
School-based occupational therapists: An exploration into their role in a Cape Metropole full service school 169 1908 0 42 2119
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
Fostering evidence-based practice in community-based rehabilitation: Strategies for implementation 1311 525 0 42 1878
OT student's experiences of stress and coping 1271 536 0 45 1852
Visual recognition difficulties: Identifying primary school learners' directional confusion in writing letters and numbers 896 797 0 55 1748
How teachers can manage attention span and activity level difficulties due to Foetal Alcohol Syndrome in the classroom: An occupational therapy approach 273 1438 0 35 1746
Substance abusers' anger behaviour and sensory processing patterns: An occupational therapy investigation 1422 222 0 60 1704
Employing people with disabilities in South Africa 1175 429 0 42 1646
Prone positioning and motor development in the first 6 weeks of life 317 1190 0 115 1622
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 400 1145 0 48 1593
Factors that influence choice of placement for community service among occupational therapists in South Africa 1400 99 0 28 1527
Hippotherapy in occupational therapy practice 943 494 0 50 1487
Employers' experiences of having a live-in domestic worker: Insights into the relationship between privilege and occupational justice 586 847 0 50 1483
Quality management in occupational therapy 689 732 0 54 1475
Development of an Occupational Performance Questionnaire for preschool children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder 856 542 0 40 1438
The development of an emotional regulation scale for adolescents 647 679 0 59 1385
A developmental approach: A framework for the development of an integrated visual perception programme 996 285 0 45 1326
Towards evidenced-based practice - A systematic review of methods and tests used in the clinical assessment of hypotonia 1176 105 0 41 1322
The effect of the wearing of weighted vests on the sensory behaviour of learners diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder within a school context 807 406 0 68 1281
Occupational therapists in medico-legal work - South African experiences and opinions 1089 117 0 38 1244
Perceptions of the Traditional Health Practitioner's role in the management of mental health care users and occupation: a pilot study 901 302 0 36 1239
The rehabilitation programme and functional outcomes of persons with lower limb amputations at a primary level rehabilitation centre 980 199 0 54 1233
Developing a vocational rehabilitation report writing protocol - a collaborative action research process 504 635 0 86 1225
In-hand manipulation of children aged four and five-years-old: translation, rotation and shift movements, in Bloemfontein 541 639 0 42 1222
Clients' perceptions of an occupational therapy intervention at a substance use rehabilitation centre in the Western Cape 477 689 0 48 1214
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 969 107 0 118 1194
Development of a task-based bilateral fine motor skill assessment for grade 0 children in South Africa 1056 69 0 53 1178
Family caregivers' perceptions and experiences regarding caring for older adults with chronic diseases 765 356 0 44 1165
Impact of post-stroke impairments on activities and participation as experienced by stroke survivors in a Western Cape setting 835 286 0 44 1165
Leadership: The key to person-centred care 326 776 0 39 1141
Sensory processing, praxis and related social participation of 5-12 year old children with Down Syndrome attending educational facilities in Bloemfontein, South Africa 878 163 0 98 1139
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremity with reference to working posture of secretaries 722 363 0 31 1116
Breastfeeding among mothers in the public health sector: the role of the occupational therapist 786 284 0 40 1110
Using measurement principles to confirm the levels of creative ability as described in the Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability 910 160 0 34 1104
Current trends in splinting the hand in children with neurological impairments 616 379 0 103 1098
Theorising social transformation in occupational science: The American Civil Rights Movement and South African struggle against apartheid as 'Occupational Reconstructions' 572 442 0 78 1092
Spirituality in the occupational therapy community fieldwork process: A qualitative study in the South African context 504 382 0 201 1087
In-hand manipulation (IHM) in children 6 and 7 years of age: A follow-up study 722 303 0 45 1070
Current practices in the assessment of hypotonia in children 621 382 0 38 1041
Expert opinion on splinting adult patients with neurological injuries 881 113 0 40 1034
Practice-based evidence: Evaluating the quality of occupational therapy patient records as evidence for practice 657 335 0 39 1031
Community Service Occupational Therapists: thriving or just surviving? 565 412 0 54 1031
Occupation-based hand therapy in South Africa: challenges and opportunities 449 516 0 58 1023
Occupational therapy intervention into Osteo-Arthritis of the Carpometacarpal joint of the thumb in the South African context 570 303 0 130 1003
Reflections on simulated learning experiences of occupational therapy students in a clinical skills unit at an institution of higher learning 727 180 0 60 967
The right to respect for autonomy: Part 1 - What is autonomy all about? 370 529 0 57 956
Ethical misconduct of HPCSA registered Occupational Therapists in South Africa 592 325 0 38 955
Supported Employment for people with mental disabilities in South Africa: cost calculation of service utilisation 572 295 0 59 926
The impact of the "Developmental Resource Stimulation Programme" (DRSP) on children with Down syndrome 664 196 0 61 921
Rehabilitation outcomes following autologous human stem cell transplantation in a chronic complete C4 tetraplegic - the first 12 months: A case report 646 233 0 38 917
Human rights and workman's compensation: The experiences of two injured workers 153 708 0 35 896
Occupational performance factors perceived to influence the readmission of mental health care users diagnosed with schizophrenia 732 113 0 47 892
Southern occupational therapies: Emerging identities, epistemologies and practices 592 252 0 44 888
Co-morbidities of hearing loss and occupational therapy in preschool children 657 186 0 39 882
Using the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework-ll to treat a rare condition - brain abscess and empyema 755 75 0 44 874
Job satisfaction among occupational therapists 737 116 0 16 869
Stroke management and functional outcomes of stroke survivors in an urban Western Cape Province setting 382 425 0 61 868
Can post-apartheid South Africa be enabled to humanise and heal itself? 565 243 0 53 861
Ethics and clinical education 692 96 0 62 850
The influence of blended learning on student performance in an undergraduate occupational therapy curriculum 297 505 0 46 848
Occupational therapy students' experiences and perceptions of culture during fieldwork education 452 328 0 66 846
Having a child with cancer: African mothers' perspective 549 226 0 64 839
Women's experiences of informal street trading and well-being in Cape Town, South Africa 362 404 0 64 830
Postural risks and musculoskeletal discomfort of three preferred positions during laptop use amongst students 543 178 0 101 822
Livelihoods of youths with and without disabilities in peri-urban South Africa 579 188 0 45 812
Inter-professional education: Healthcare students' experiences 590 151 0 65 806
Opinions of occupational therapists on the positioning of vocational rehabilitation services in Gauteng Public Healthcare 259 506 0 38 803
The effect of a two-week sensory diet on fussy infants with regulatory sensory processing disorder 486 154 0 158 798
The prevalence of burnout amongst therapists working in private physical rehabilitation centers in South Africa: a descriptive study 602 142 0 52 796
A qualitative exploration of the characteristics and practices of interdisciplinary collaboration 586 153 0 54 793
Domains for occupational therapy outcomes in mental health practices 435 307 0 50 792
The short term effect of a group drumming intervention on aggressive behaviour among adolescent girls diagnosed with conduct disorder 437 304 0 42 783
Convergent validity of the Occupational Therapy Adult Perceptual Screening Test (OT-APST) with two other cognitive-perceptual tools in a South African context 453 204 0 117 774
From paper to practice - academics and practitioners working together in enhancing the use of occupational therapy conceptual models 492 209 0 61 762
Through the lens of a peer: Understanding leisure boredom and risk behaviour in adolescence 420 283 0 44 747
The lived experience of drivers with a spinal cord injury: A qualitative inquiry 489 193 0 62 744
Time and space dimensions of computer laptop use amongst third year students of the University of the Free State 467 214 0 58 739
An historical overview of the development of occupational therapy educational institutions in Brazil 613 84 0 39 736
Occupational therapists' views and perceptions of functional capacity evaluations of employees suffering from major depressive disorders 318 370 0 45 733
Occupational therapy manager's role in and perceptions of clinical education 560 137 0 35 732
Provision of rehabilitation services within the District Health System - The experience of rehabilitation managers in facilitating this right for people with disabilities 112 586 0 31 729
The incidence of sensory integration problems in a distinct sample of individuals with disorders characterised by symptoms of psychosis 350 162 0 217 729
The DTVP-2 visual closure subtest: A closer look 343 332 0 48 723
Wheelchair dancing and self-esteem in adolescents with physical disabilities 564 91 0 38 693
Time management guidelines for the intervention of a child with Down syndrome using the Developmental "Resource Stimulation Programme" (DRSP) 448 174 0 67 689
An exploration of burn survivors' experiences of Pressure Garment Therapy at a tertiary hospital in South Africa 332 288 0 63 683
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