Farahiyah Wan Yunus

Farahiyah Wan Yunus
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia | ukm ·  Faculty of Health Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy, MScOT, BOT (Hons), DipOT

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August 2013 - December 2016
Western Sydney University
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  • PhD Student

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Publications (24)
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The COVID-19 pandemic and Movement Control Order have restricted learning activities from traditional face-to-face classrooms attendance shifted to full online learning in the student’s environment. The present study is aimed to explore pertaining issues on full online learning among nursing students and offer a contingency solution. Nursing studen...
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Healthcare education providers are eager to apply technologies in teaching and learning activities; however, students are the consumers in higher education, and their opinion and experience should be considered. We performed a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies to help inform our understanding of Southeast Asian healthcare students' perceptions...
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Occupational therapy is a client-centered health profession and is a part of an interdisciplinary team. Effective interdisciplinary practice occurs when each professional understands the role of another professional in the team. This resulted in optimal referral among the professionals that can benefit the clients to receive good care and service....
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Handwriting difficulty is one of the main issues among school children, especially for those with motor coordination issues. The aim of this systematic review is to evaluate the effectiveness of occupational therapy interventions in handwriting components for children with motor coordination issues. Current research articles were systematically sea...
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The objectives of this study are to analyze the factors of handwriting difficulties among children, the intervention strategies for handwriting problems, and the need to develop a handwriting intervention guideline for occupational therapists in the Malaysian context. The research employed individual semi-structured interviews with seven participan...
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Background Self-regulated learning is an active learning cognitive approach which helps individuals to be aware of their own ability and environment and control their own learning. Aim This study examined the therapeutic effects of self-regulated learning on reducing challenging behaviors and enhancing school-related function in children with auti...
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Introduction Employment programmes for people with mental illness vary widely in range, but nonetheless all share the same objectives of restoring or initiating vocational roles to promote recovery in psychosocial rehabilitation. The current interventions available usually focus on the specific vocational outcomes of the intervention rather than fo...
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Sleep deprivation and emotional problems such as stress, anxiety, and depression commonly occur in university students. Exercise is beneficial to ameliorate those problems; however, university students are not serious to take up physical activity. Commercially available exergame such as Xbox® 360 Kinect is one of the alternatives. This study aims a...
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Play is considered the main occupation for children. Pediatric occupational therapists utilize play either for evaluation or intervention purpose. However, play is not properly measured by occupational therapists, and the use of play instrument is limited. This systematic review was aimed at identifying play instruments relevant to occupational the...
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Introduction: The prevalence of children with autism spectrum disorder is increasing each year. Intervention programmes towards improving the occupational needs such as daily activities of these children are limited. This study aimed to collect opinions from advisory panel for the content validation of the three developed intervention programmes to...
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The Community Integration Questionnaire-Revised (CIQ-R) is a self-report standardized instrument designed to assess an individual’s degree of community integration. The aim of this study was to translate, validate and conduct a reliability test of the CIQ-R Malay version. The development involved the three phases of translation, content validation...
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Introduction: Handwriting skills play a significant role in all stages of an individual's life. Writing interventions should be considered at a younger age to ensure proper development of writing skills. Hence, the aims of this study is to evaluate the current evidence of occupational therapy interventions in handwriting skills for 4-6 year old ch...
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Employment for schizophrenia is seen as important part of psychosocial rehabilitation where the issue had raised concerns associated with lack of appropriate general social competence and social skills necessary in the workplace. The study aimed to generate discussion on work-transitional package consisting of training module and assessment to supp...
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Background: Self-regulated learning is an active learning cognitive approach which helps individuals to be aware of their own ability and environment and control their own learning. This study examined the therapeutic effects on reducing behavioral problems and enhancing school-related function in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Methods: F...
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The development of writing ability is not only important in building a child's self-esteem, but also essential for academic success in school. Handwriting is an important skill that could affect students' performance in most academic areas. This study aimed to review the effect of occupational therapy intervention in improving handwriting skills am...
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Introduction Using standardised instruments is one approach to support evidence‐based practice. Referring to systematic reviews is an option to identify suitable instruments. However, with an abundance of systematic reviews available, therapists are challenged to identify an appropriate instrument to use. Therefore, this overview of reviews aimed t...
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Assessing a child's functional abilities and limitations can provide useful information for occupational therapists to develop individualised intervention plans. Usually paediatric assessments require parents to rate their child on different domains of health and functional performance. To do so, parents need to be able to understand the assessment...
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Introduction: Investigation on spiritual issue in healthcare practice received less attention. Muslims valued pray activity or known as salat as one of the important daily activity. However, negligible study is available on salat as the end goal of occupational therapy intervention. This study aims to investigate the awareness and the impact of Mus...
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Sensory integration theory was developed to explain neurological processing of sensory information. The theory is based on the understanding that interferences in neurological processing of sensory information interrupt the construction of appropriate behaviours. Children with particular conditions, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), can hav...
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Sensory-based intervention is a common approach used to address behavioral problems in children. Types of sensory-based intervention for children and details of the intervention effectiveness have not been systematically examined. This review examined the effectiveness and ideal types of sensory-based interventions for children with behavioral prob...

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This study aims to investigates the effectiveness of a cognitive approach called self-regulated learning (SRL) and a sensory approach called sensory integration (SI) for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder aged between 6 and 12 years old.