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Pashmdarfard M, Mirzakhany Araghi N. Participation Assessment Scales for 4 to 18 years old individuals with Cerebral Palsy: A systematic review. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal. 2022; 20 (2)
URL: http://irj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-1371-en.html
1- Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Rehabilitation, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Objectives: Participation is defines as involvement within a life situation and the ultimate outcome for individuals with disabilities. One of the most common cause of chronic disability that restricts participation of individuals is Cerebral palsy (CP). The main goal of rehabilitation is empowering participation of their clients in different life areas. To achieve changes in participation, assessing the outcomes in individuals with different health conditions is necessary, so the aim of this study was to overview of the psychometric properties of participation assessment scales for 4 to 18 years old individuals with CP.
Material and Methods: A systematic review using PRISMA guidelines was completed. The search keywords were participation, cerebral palsy, ADL, IADL, education, play, leisure, social participation, rest/sleep, work, leisure, scale, assessment tools, activity, meaningful activity, purposeful activity, function, performance, creational activity, physical activity participation, recreational activity, self-care, mobility, and functional mobility. Study inclusion criteria were published in a peer review journal between 2000 and 2020.
Results: After title, abstract, and full text screening, 22 articles met eligibility to be included. Among the 1482 studies, finally 22 studies which assess the participation of children with CP in meaningful activities included in this review.
Conclusion: The psychometric properties of 8 outcome measures for 4-18 years old individuals with CP were available and 5 assessment scales have the potential to be used for 4-18 years old individuals with CP but the psychometric properties of these scales were not available.
Article type: Reviews | Subject: Occupational therapy
Received: 2021/05/22 | Accepted: 2021/09/4 | Published: 2022/06/29

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