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1972

Perceptual-motor learning

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The Effect Of Perceptual-Motor Training On The Perceptual-Motor Skills Of Emotionally Disturbed Children., Karen R. Brown Feb 1972

The Effect Of Perceptual-Motor Training On The Perceptual-Motor Skills Of Emotionally Disturbed Children., Karen R. Brown

Dissertations and Theses

A study was conducted to determine if the program of perceptual-motor training outlined by D.H. Radler and Newell C. Kephart in their book, Success Through Play, would increase the perceptual-motor skills of emotionally disturbed children as measured by the Purdue Perceptual Motor Survey. Twenty children from the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area whose ages ranged from six to twelve years were included in the program. These children were grouped according to their diagnosis of withdrawn or acting-out which was received by the agency upon their referral. Three agencies participated in the study.

Each child was administered the Purdue Perceptual Motor ...