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The purpose this study is to determine the effects of power mobility on the development and function of young children of young children whose severe physical disabilities limit their exploratory behaviors and may unnecessarily restrict their cognitive, communication, and social-emotional development.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Power mobility, No intervention
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Lee Mitchener Tolbert Center for Develompental Disabilities
University of Oklahoma
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:26-0400
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