Environmental Barriers

The effect of child, family and environmental factors on the participation of young children with disabilities

Erica Di Marino, M.Sc. A.O.T., Stephanie Tremblay, M.Sc. A.O.T., Mary Khetani, Ph.D., OTR/L, Dana Anaby, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 36-42 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.05.005 Background While participation is essential to a child’s health and well-being, little is known about participation patterns of young children with disabilities. Objective This study […]

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Can people catastrophize barriers? An exploratory analysis of the association between pain catastrophizing and perceptions of environmental factors

Craig Ravesloot, Ph.D., Cathy Berendts, Alex Schiwal Disability and Health Journal, January 2017, Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 65–72 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.10.001     Background Measurement of the environment is taking on increased importance for understanding variability in participation. Most measures of the environment use subjective ratings, yet little is known about how people appraise the environment. Objective Hypothesis: We conducted […]

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