The Effectiveness of a Manualized Yoga Intervention on Classroom Behaviors in Elementary School Children with Disabilities: A Pilot Study

Satvika Garg, Anne Buckley-Reen, Lydia Alexander, Radhika Chintakrindi, Lorraine Venice c. Ocampo Tan, Kristie Patten Koenig

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of the Get Ready to Learn (GRTL) program in improving classroom behaviors of elementary students with disabilities. A pretest-posttest research design was used for a cohort of 51 elementary students with disabilities. The GRTL program was carried out daily, for 20 minutes, in self-contained classrooms. The primary outcome measure was the GRTL

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)158-164
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, and Early Intervention
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 11 2013

Keywords

  • occupational therapy
  • special education
  • Yoga
  • manualized yoga
  • yoga intervention
  • children with disabilities
  • pediatrics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Education

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