Effectiveness of CO-OP to Improve Shopping Skills in Children with Learning Disability

Madhumala, K (2017) Effectiveness of CO-OP to Improve Shopping Skills in Children with Learning Disability. Masters thesis, KMCH College of Occupational Therapy, Coimbatore.

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Abstract

AIM : To find out effectiveness of CO-OP to improve shopping skills in children with learning disability. METHODOLOGY : The study was conducted in Rashmika centre and Cognito Academy in Coimbatore for 36 sessions within 12 weeks. Totally 30 children diagnosed with learning disability based on inclusion and exclusion criteria were included in this study and children were divided into two groups 15 in experimental group and 15 in control group. Assessment tools like TOGSS, COPM and PQRS were used as outcome measures. Experimental group underwent regular occupational therapy and COOP intervention and control group underwent regular occupational therapy and money handling skills training for 36 sessions. Scores obtained were subjected to statistical analysis. RESULTS : Statistical analysis using independent t-test to compare pre and post test scores between experimental and control group showed significant improvement in shopping skills. Statistical analysis of pretest and posttest scores of TOGSS where p is 0.001(<0.05), TOGSS accuracy and efficiency of item, size, price, and time component where p is 0.001 (<0.05), COPM and PQRS [where p is 0.001(<0.05)], of PQRS of performance component in reading list, item, size, and price and money handling component where p is 0.001and 0.000 (<0.05). Effect size of TOGSS, COPM and PQRS was increased in experimental group. CONCLUSION : COOP approach showed significant improvement in shopping skills for learning disability children, learning disability children were satisfied with their performance. Thus COOP approach is effective in improving shopping skills for learning disability children .

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Shopping, CO-OP (Cognitive Oriented daily Occupational Performance), learning disability.
Subjects: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY > Occupational Therapy in Paediatrics
Depositing User: Kambaraman B
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2018 16:33
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2018 16:34
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/5627

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