Re: Using grids to assess changes in parent perceptions

Sharon Mickan (
Mon, 24 May 1999 13:03:32 +1000

Tony Dowling wrote:

>The main aim of the intervention that we shall be evaluating is to help the
>parents to understand their children better, and be more discrimminating
>and sensitive in recognising and encouraging incipient communication when
>it happens.

Your project sounds very interesting Tony - I have had success with parents
positively evaluating developmental occupational therapy intervention using
a problem identification and goal setting approach - independent of using
repertory grids. You might not want to hear this, alternatively you may want
to read more about the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure.


Sharon Mickan
PhD Candidate
NHMRC Public Health Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Department of Occupational Therapy
The University of Queensland
St Lucia 4072

Ph: 3365 3456