Abstract

Date Presented 04/05/19

Outdoor play has physical, cognitive, and social emotional benefits and has a direct positive influence on children’s development. It also provides a rich possibility for use in pediatric OT intervention. The results of this mixed-methods survey describe how OTs are using outdoor play in their practices and explore the barriers and affordances for using outdoor play in OT sessions.

Primary Author and Speaker: Kimberly Wilkinson

Additional Authors and Speakers: Julia Rossi, Louise Scott-Cole, Raleigh Silvia, Sarah King

Contributing Authors: Claire Allman, Alexis Kennedy, Jamie Langan, Stephanie Lasnicki, Alison Miller, Katarina Schutt, Hannah Wilcox

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