Mindy Silva

Mindy Silva
Nelson Hospital · Child Development Services

MMed(Child Health and Neurodevelopment); BSc(physiotherapy)

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Introduction
PhD Candidate researching persuasive technology, behavior change & supporting parent's to get their kids with CP standing and moving.
Additional affiliations
July 2017 - present
University of Otago
Position
  • PhD Student
Description
  • Rehabilitation, Teaching and Research Unit
Education
January 2007 - December 2010
University of the Witwatersrand
Field of study
  • Neurodevelopment

Publications

Publications (4)
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Purpose The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has changed almost all aspects of our lives, and the field of childhood disability is no exception. Methods This article is based on an invited lecture by the first author at a conference–the eHealth Summit (“Pediatric Rehabilitation in a Digital Space”)–organized by the other authors and their colleagues in...
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Aims: Telehealth is being rapidly adopted by physical and occupational therapists in pediatrics as a strategy to maintain services during the COVID-19 crisis. This perspective presents a mix of theoretical and practice perspectives to support the implementation of telehealth. Although research evidence is just emerging, there is sufficient indicat...
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eHealth interventions are widely used to support parents in managing children's health behaviours and could be beneficial in supporting physiotherapy home programmes for children with cerebral palsy. The use of technology in health crosses several disciplines, and a conceptual analysis of techniques and models used by these different disciplines co...
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Background The early identification of developmental disorders facilitates early intervention, improving childhood outcomes. Parent-administered questionnaires have been recommended for this purpose. The PEDS COMBINED, which includes the Parents Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) and PEDS Developmental Milestones (PEDS:DM), and the Ages and...

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Thoughts on ActiGraph vs ActivPAL to measure changes in position for children with cerebral palsy GMFCS III-IV in the community?

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