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Examining the Effectiveness of My Scrivener on Handwriting Legibility

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 9, 2008
Results First Posted : August 25, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 15, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Deborah Marr, Shenandoah University

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Healthy Children
Intervention: Behavioral: Handwriting Training using My Scrivener

  Participant Flow

Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
My Scrivener Training Subjects practiced writing letters and words for 20 minutes two times per week using the My Scrivenor device.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    My Scrivener Training

  Baseline Characteristics

Population Description
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Reporting Groups
My Scrivener Training Children received My Scrivenor training

Baseline Measures
   My Scrivener Training 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
<=18 years      21 100.0% 
Between 18 and 65 years      0   0.0% 
>=65 years      0   0.0% 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 9  (1.5) 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
Female      12  57.1% 
Male      9  42.9% 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
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: 8 weeks from start of training ]

  Serious Adverse Events

  Other Adverse Events

  Limitations and Caveats

Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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  More Information

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
#H133S070082 ( Other Identifier: NIDRR )
First Submitted: June 5, 2008
First Posted: June 9, 2008
Results First Submitted: July 10, 2009
Results First Posted: August 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 15, 2017