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Gail Bass/Devon Olson Lambert
Elementary-aged children who are homeless face challenges in the areas of self-regulation, working memory, attention, and time management (Wanger-Fuhs et al., 2014). Currently, there is a lack of research on homeless elementary-aged children and the influence occupational therapy can have on their academic success. Specifically, there is no comprehensive source that details the effects of the role of occupational therapy interventions on executive functioning skills such as self-regulation, working memory, attention, and time management for the population of homeless elementary-aged school children. The purpose of this CAT paper was to determine the effect of occupational therapy interventions that focus on promoting executive functioning skills to influence the likelihood of academic success in elementary-aged school children who are homeless.
Warmack, Julia; Jessen, Abby; and Koopmeiners, Taylor, "Effectiveness of Executive Functioning Interventions Among Homeless Elementary Aged Students" (2022). Critically Appraised Topics. 46.