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Examining the Effectiveness of My Scrivener on Handwriting Legibility

This study has been completed.
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Shenandoah University Identifier:
First received: June 5, 2008
Last updated: July 10, 2009
Last verified: July 2009
Results First Received: July 10, 2009  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized;   Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Children
Intervention: Behavioral: Training on My Scrivenor

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Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
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Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
My Scrivener Training Children received My Scrivenor training

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    My Scrivener Training

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Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
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Reporting Groups
My Scrivener Training Children received My Scrivenor training

Baseline Measures
    My Scrivener Training
Overall Participants 
[units: participants]
[units: participants]
<=18 years   21 
Between 18 and 65 years   0 
>=65 years   0 
[units: years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 9  (1.5) 
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Female   12 
Male   9 
Region of Enrollment 
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United States   21 
Evaluation Tool of Children's Handwriting [1] 
[units: Mean percent of legible letters, & words]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 95  (9.9) 
[1] This criterion-referenced tool measures legibility and speed in grades one through six. The ETCH asks the child to write letters and words in lower-case and upper-case, write numerals, perform near point and far point copying, write to dictation, and compose original sentences.

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Evaluation Tool of Children's Handwriting   [ Time Frame: August 2008 ]

2.  Primary:   Legibility Scores on the Evaluation Tool of Children's Handwriting   [ Time Frame: June 2008 and August 2008 ]
Results not yet reported.   Anticipated Reporting Date:   No text entered.   Safety Issue:   No

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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Deborah Marr ScD, OTR/L
Organization: Shenandoah University
phone: 540-678-4312

Responsible Party: Deborah Marr, Shenandoah University Identifier: NCT00693303     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08-1125
NIDRR #H133S070082
Study First Received: June 5, 2008
Results First Received: July 10, 2009
Last Updated: July 10, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board