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Answer each section of this form. You are to summarize your findings in each section, not just copy it. If you want to quote, use “” and p. # according to APA in-text citation format. More than 30% quotation of study will be returned for rewrite. Research must be from AJOT article published within the past 5 years.
Referencing article in a journal: Use APA referencing format to answer this section: (Use your APA manual)
Dessoye, J., Converse-Korhonen, C., McLaughlin, L., McSweeney, S., & Steinhoff, C. (2017). The Effectiveness of iPad Handwriting Applications in Improving Visual–Motor and Handwriting Skills in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 242.
Search Methods
Describe what methods you used to find this article.

Database: CINAHL Complete_________
Key Words: American Journal of Occupational Therapy, handwriting skills in children,Interevention
Purpose of research

What was the purpose(s) of the article? Why was the research being conducted?
(Check Background or literature Review) for research question(s).
What were the key points of the literature review or background? What do the authors cite as important information to support need for research?
Describe who the subjects were. Where was the study conducted?
What behaviors or skills did the researchers look at in the study? What data did the researchers gather? Be specific.
What were the results? What did the researchers find out?

How did the researchers interpret the results (discussion/conclusion sections)?
Who will benefit from this information? Explain and/or give examples.
How could this evidence-based research be used in OT and by you? Be very specific. This doesn’t come from the article. This is your integration and application of the information you just read.
What did you find most interesting? What did you learn?