Date Presented Accepted for AOTA INSPIRE 2021 but unable to be presented due to online event limitations.

Executive functions, including attention and regulation, are relevant to successful participation in complex occupations. A scoping review was conducted to summarize and evaluate current evidence for the impact of mindfulness on the attention and regulation skills of preadolescents and adolescents. Findings suggest early promise of mindfulness interventions in improving these skills in the target population. However, firm conclusions cannot be drawn due to low trustworthiness of the evidence.

Primary Author and Speaker: Rebecca Mariel Rutta

Additional Authors and Speakers: Shamta Kumar, Varada Pisharody, and Kaitlyn Cecilia Irwin

Contributing Authors: Nancy Baker, Elizabeth Marfeo, and Margaret Morris

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