Gross motor skills function and health quality of life among children with autism participating in autismoves gymnastics program
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Compare gross motor skills function and healthy quality of life between children with autism who are actively participating in AutisMoves Gymnastics and children with autism who are not participating. Identify possible confounding factors specific to working with children with autism, that may have influenced study outcome. Discuss reducing possible confounding factors in future research and clinical practice involving children with autism.
Keyword(s): Special Populations, Disability Studies
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked with children with special needs through multiple ways, such as volunteer, paraprofessional, development/implementation of physical activity for people with down syndrome and administering ABA therapy to children with autism. In addition, I have been the principal investigator to the measurement and comparison of motor skills and health quality of life differences between children with autism.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.