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Multiple-Choice Answer Form Completion Time in Children With Amblyopia and Strabismus

Multiple-Choice Answer Form Completion Time in Children With Amblyopia and Strabismus Key PointsQuestionDo fine motor deficits found in amblyopia and strabismus affect performance on an academic-related motor skill—marking answers with a pencil on a multiple-choice answer form? FindingsIn this cross-sectional study of 85 children, children with amblyopia or strabismus were approximately 28% slower than control children at marking answers on a multiple-choice answer form. MeaningChildren with amblyopia and strabismus may not perform to their full academic potential if they take longer to complete a multiple-choice answer form, which is typically used in timed, standardized tests. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Multiple-Choice Answer Form Completion Time in Children With Amblyopia and Strabismus

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2018 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
2168-6165
eISSN
2168-6173
DOI
10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.2295
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Abstract

Key PointsQuestionDo fine motor deficits found in amblyopia and strabismus affect performance on an academic-related motor skill—marking answers with a pencil on a multiple-choice answer form? FindingsIn this cross-sectional study of 85 children, children with amblyopia or strabismus were approximately 28% slower than control children at marking answers on a multiple-choice answer form. MeaningChildren with amblyopia and strabismus may not perform to their full academic potential if they take longer to complete a multiple-choice answer form, which is typically used in timed, standardized tests.

Journal

JAMA OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 14, 2018

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