Occupational Therapy Study Finds Four Factors Predict Outcomes for Children with Low Birth Weight

Four factors – medical complications at birth, maternal education, early motor assessments, and early cognitive assessments – help predict later cognitive function and motor performance for children born early and at a very low birth weight, finds a new study authored by Tsu-Hsin Howe, associate professor of occupational therapy at NYU Steinhardt and published in Research in Developmental Disabilities.

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