Abstract

Date Presented 03/26/20

OT can support adults with intellectual disabilities and autism, yet VM is under-utilized and under-researched by OT. This mixed-methods research revealed (1) quantitative results: with VM intervention, client performance increased while staff assistance decreased; and (2) qualitative themes from the client-lived experience: what worked, what could be changed, and where else VM could be used. Implications for OT include broadening the use of VM for ASD intervention.

Primary Author and Speaker: Brittany Yung

Additional Authors and Speakers: Hannah Gibeson, Molly Smith, Kelly Yerby, Laura Hess

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