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Researchers
  • Prof.  Naomi Weintraub
Dr.  Naomi Weintraub
 
Research Areas
  • Quality of school life: perceptions of children, parents and teachers
  • Improvement of the quality of life and participation of children in school and in the community
  • Children with learning disorders, primarily dysgraphia: assessment, intervention and the influence on the child’s participation in school
  • Handwriting: what does it entail?
  • Development of handwriting assessments
  • Development of intervention programs for children with handwriting difficulties and assessment of their efficacy
  • Keyboarding: what does it entail and how does it aid children with writing difficulties?
  • Quality of life and participation of children with disabilities
 
Publications
Golos, A., & Weintraub, N. (2015). The Structured Preschool participation Observation (SPO). Israel Journal of Occupational Therapy, 24 (2-3), H59-H72 (Hebrew)
Rosenblum, S. and Weintraub, N. (2007). Learning disabilities and occupational therapy: Review of research and practice as reflected in the IJOT. The Israel Journal of Occupational Therapy. (Hebrew)
Weintraub, N. (2004). Editorial: School-based occupational therapy: An international perspective. Occupational Therapy International, 11, iii-iv.
Yinon, M., Bar Efrat Hirsh, I. and Weintraub, N. (2004). Short-term intervention for improving performance of children with handwriting difficulties. The Israel Journal of Occupational Therapy. 13:H119-H130 (Hebrew)
Yinon, M. and Weintraub, N. (2000). Intervention Programs for improving handwriting performance: A review. The Israel Journal of Occupational Therapy, 9:H-17–H-35. (Hebrew)
Weintraub, N. (1997). Handwriting: Understanding the process. The Israel Journal of Occupational Therapy. 6:E33-E47
Graham, S.and Weintraub, N. (1996). A review of handwriting research: Progress and prospects from 1980 - 1994. Educational Psychology Review. 8:1-87
Chapters In Books
Function of children with cerebral palsy and the role of occupational therapists in the school system: Paradigmatic changes in view of theory and research. 2007.Schenker, R., Weintraub, N., & Parush, S. In G. Avissar, Leyser, Y., & S. Reiter (Eds.). Inclusiveness: Learners with Disabilities in Education. Haifa: Achva.
Hand skills and handwriting. 2001. Case-Smith, J., & Weintraub, N. In S. Cermak, & D. Larkin (Eds.). Developmental Coordination Disorder. pp.157-171. Albany NY: Delmar, Singular
Assessment Instruments
Weintraub, N. and Bar-Haim-Erez, A. (2004). Quality of Life in School Questionnaire (QoLS)
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