University of Southern California
University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Sharon Cermak EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Sharon Cermak EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Professor, joint appointment with the Keck School of Medicine of USC, Department of Pediatrics

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Biography

Sharon Cermak received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from The Ohio State University, her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Boston University, Graduate Program, and her doctoral degree in Special Education at Boston University. Dr. Cermak is renowned for her expertise in Dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder, a long-standing interest of hers. She co-edited a leading text, “Developmental Coordination Disorders,” and more recently served as a member of an NIH Task Force on Childhood Motor Disorders.

Research Interests

Dr. Cermak’s current research focuses on health promotion in children with disabilities, which is a critical area of national health concern for children. She is involved in two NIH-funded projects as part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center in Massachusetts. Dr. Cermak is Principal Investigator of an NIH-funded R21 grant, Physical Activity, Fitness and Obesity in Children with Coordination Disorders, which is designed to examine the effect of children’s motor coordination on their participation in physical activity and the effects on fitness, risk for obesity, and self-efficacy. Another area of research is with children with autism. Dr. Cermak is Co-Investigator on an NIH-funded R21 grant, Diet, Activity and Obesity in Children with Autism. Another related area of Dr. Cermak’s research expertise is the sensory processing and developmental effects of deprivation in institutionalized and post-institutionalized children. Dr. Cermak has been involved intensively in orphanages in Romania, conducting both research and service programs. She collaborates with Dr. Laurie Miller, M.D., Director of the International Adoption Clinic at Tufts New England Medical Center. Dr. Cermak was consultant and contributing author on a grant that Dr. Miller (PI) received from the Fogarty International Center for research on brain disorders in developing countries. The investigators on this study examined neurodevelopmental outcomes in children in Russian orphanages, and explored the contributions of the environment in promoting optimal brain development in young children.

Education

Doctor of Education (EdD) in Special Education
1981 | Boston University

Master of Science (MS) in Occupational Therapy
1972 | Boston University

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Occupational Therapy
1969 | The Ohio State University

Publications

2019

Journal Articles

Katz Zetler, N., Cermak, S. A., Engel-Yeger, B., & Gal, E. (2019). Somatosensory discrimination in people with autism spectrum disorder: A scoping review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73(5), 7305205010p1-7305205010p14. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.029728 Show abstract

Floríndez, L. I., Floríndez, D. C., Floríndez, F. M., Como, D. H., Pyatak, E., Baezconde-Garbanati, L., Polido, J. C., & Cermak, S. A. (2019). Oral care experiences of Latino parents/caregivers with children with autism and with typically developing children. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(16), 2905. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16162905 Show abstract

Kilroy, E., Cermak, S. A., & Aziz-Zadeh, L. (2019). A review of functional and structural neurobiology of the action observation network in autism spectrum disorder and developmental coordination disorder. Brain Sciences, 9(4), 75. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci9040075 Show abstract

Kilroy, E., Aziz-Zadeh, L., & Cermak, S. (2019). Ayres theories of autism and sensory integration revisited: What contemporary neuroscience has to say. Brain Sciences, 9(3), 68. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci9030068 Show abstract

Como, D. H., Stein Duker, L. I., Polido, J. C., & Cermak, S. A. (2019). The persistence of oral health disparities for African American children: A scoping review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(5), 710. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16050710 Show abstract

Stein Duker, L. I., Floríndez, L. I., Como, D. H., Tran, C. F., Henwood, B. F., Polido, J. C., & Cermak, S. A. (2019). Strategies for success: A qualitative study of caregiver and dentist approaches to improving oral care for children with autism. Pediatric Dentistry, 41(1), 4E-12E. Show abstract

Other Articles

Bodison, S. C., Stein Duker, L. I., Cermak, S. A., & Blanche, E. I. (2019, May). An examination of sensory-related terminology across disciplines: Part one. SIS Quarterly Practice Connections, 4(2), 5-7.

2018

Journal Articles

Chistol, L. T., Bandini, L. G., Must, A., Phillips, S., Cermak, S. A., & Curtin, C. (2018). Sensory sensitivity and food selectivity in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(2), 583-591. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-017-3340-9 Show abstract

Hopkins, J., Cermak, S. A., & Merritt, R. J. (2018). Oral feeding difficulties in children with short bowel syndrome: A narrative review. Nutrition in Clinical Practice, 33(1), 99-106. https://doi.org/10.1177/0884533617707493 Show abstract

Other Articles

Hong, E. Y., Cermak, S. A., & Stein Duker, L. I. (2018). Occupational therapists’ role in creating a sensory friendly waiting room to enhance healthcare experiences. AOTA Sensory Integration Special Interest Section, 3, 11–13.

2017

Journal Articles

Stein Duker, L. I., Henwood, B. F., Bluthenthal, R. N., Juhlin, E., Polido, J. C., & Cermak, S. A. (2017). Parents’ perceptions of dental care challenges in male children with autism spectrum disorder: An initial qualitative exploration. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 39, 63-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2017.03.002 Show abstract

2016

Book Chapters

Cermak, S. A., & Borreson, A. E. (2016). Occupational therapy. In I. L. Rubin, J. Merrick, D. E. Greydanus, & D. R. Patel (Eds.), Health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan (pp. 1053-1067). Switzerland: Springer International. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18096-0_90 Show abstract

Journal Articles

Bar-Shalita, T., & Cermak, S. A. (2016). Atypical sensory modulation and psychological distress in the general population. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 70(4), 7004250010p1-9. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2016.018648 Show abstract

Conference Presentations/Proceedings

Chaspari, T., Tsiartas, A., Stein Duker, L. I., Cermak, S. A., & Narayanan, S. S. (2016). EDA-gram: Designing electrodermal activity fingerprints for visualization and feature extraction. In Proceedings of the 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC) (pp. 403-406). https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2016.7590725 Show abstract

2015

Journal Articles

Cermak, S. A., Katz, N., Weintraub, N., Steinhart, S., Raz-Silbiger, S., Munoz, M., & Lifshitz, N. (2015). Participation in physical activity, fitness, and risk for obesity in children with developmental coordination disorder: A cross-cultural study. Occupational Therapy International, 22(4), 163-173. https://doi.org/10.1002/oti.1393 Show abstract

Zobel-Lachiusa, J., Andrianopoulos, M. V., Mailloux, Z., & Cermak, S. A. (2015). Sensory differences and mealtime behavior in children with autism. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69(5), 6905185050p1-6905185050p8. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.016790 Show abstract

Cermak, S. A., Stein Duker, L. I., Williams, M. E., Dawson, M. E., Lane, C. J., & Polido, J. C. (2015). Sensory adapted dental environments to enhance oral care for children with autism spectrum disorders: A randomized controlled pilot study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45(9), 2876-2888. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-015-2450-5 Show abstract

Cermak, S. A., Stein Duker, L. I., Williams, M. E., Lane, C. J., Dawson, M. E., Borreson, A. E., & Polido, J. C. (2015). Feasibility of a sensory-adapted dental environment for children with autism. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69(3), 6903220020p1-6903220020p10. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.013714 Show abstract

Chaspari, T., Tsiartas, A., Stein, L. I., Cermak, S. A., & Narayanan, S. S. (2015). Sparse representation of electrodermal activity with knowledge-driven dictionaries. IEEE Transactions on Bio-Medical Engineering, 62(3), 960-971. https://doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2014.2376960 Show abstract

Bissell, J., & Cermak, S. (2015). Frameworks, models and trends in school-based occupational therapy in the United States. The Israeli Journal of Occupational Therapy, 24, E49-E69. Show abstract

Blanche, E. I., Díaz, J., Barretto, T., & Cermak, S. A. (2015). Caregiving experiences of Latino families with children with autism spectrum disorder. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69(5), 6905185010p1-6905185010p11. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.017848 Show abstract

Raz-Silbiger, S., Lifshitz, N., Katz, N., Steinhart, S., Cermak, S. A., & Weintraub, N. (2015). Relationship between motor skills, participation in leisure activities and quality of life of children with Developmental Coordination Disorder: Temporal aspects. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 38, 171-180. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2014.12.012 Show abstract

Roley, S. S., Mailloux, Z., Parham, L. D., Schaaf, R. C., Lane, C. J., & Cermak, S. A. (2015). Sensory integration and praxis patterns in children with autism. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69(1), 6901220010p1-6901220010p8. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.012476 Show abstract

2014

Journal Articles

Lifshitz, N., Raz-Silbiger, S., Weintraub, N., Steinhart, S., Cermak, S. A., & Katz, N. (2014). Physical fitness and overweight in Israeli children with and without developmental coordination disorder: Gender differences. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35(11), 2773-2780. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2014.07.020 Show abstract

Mailloux, Z., Leão, M., Becerra, T. A., Mori, A. B., Soechting, E., Roley, S. S., Buss, N., & Cermak, S. A. (2014). Modification of the postrotary nystagmus test for evaluating young children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68(5), 514-521. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2014.011031 Show abstract

Koester, A. C., Mailloux, Z., Coleman, G. G., Mori, A. B., Paul, S. M., Blanche, E. I., Muhs, J. A., Lim, D., & Cermak, S. A. (2014). Sensory integration functions of children with cochlear implants. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68(5), 562-569. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2014.012187 Show abstract

Stein, L. I., Lane, C. J., Williams, M. E., Dawson, M. E., Polido, J. C., & Cermak, S. A. (2014). Physiological and behavioral stress and anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorders during routine oral care. BioMed Research International, 2014(Article ID 694876), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/694876 Show abstract

Cermak, S. A., & Bissell, J. (2014). Content and construct validity of Here’s How I Write (HHIW): A Child’s Self-Assessment and Goal Setting Tool. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68(3), 296-306. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2014.010637 Show abstract

2013

Books

Goldstand, S., Gevir, D., Cermak, S., & Bissell, J. (2013). Here's how I write: A child's self-assessment and goal setting tool: Improving handwriting abilities in school-aged children. Framingham, MA: Therapro. Full text

Journal Articles

Katz, E. R., Cermak, S. A., Kertesz, H. A., Meeske, K., Ruccione, K., Mellon, L., & Engelman, L. (2013). Activity preferences, engagement and quality of life in children and adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 6(4), 475.

Foran, A., Cermak, S. A., & Spruijt-Metz, D. (2013). Psychosocial determinants of participation in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity among Hispanic and Latina middle school-aged girls. Hispanic Health Care International, 11(3), 142-148. https://doi.org/10.1891/1540-4153.11.3.142 Show abstract

Peterson, E., Stein, L., & Cermak, S. A. (2013). Helping children with autism spectrum disorders participate in oral care. Sensory Integration Special Interest Section Quarterly, 36(3), 1-4. Full text

Stein, L. I., Polido, J. C., & Cermak, S. A. (2013). Oral care and sensory over-responsivity in children with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatric Dentistry, 35(3), 230-235. Full text Show abstract

Foran, A. C., & Cermak, S. A. (2013). Active and traditional videogame ownership and play patterns among youths with autism spectrum disorders & relationships to physical activity. Palaestra, 27(1), 42-48. Full text

Bandini, L. G., Gleason, J., Curtin, C., Lividini, K., Anderson, S. E., Cermak, S. A., Maslin, M., & Must, A. (2013). Comparison of physical activity between children with autism spectrum disorders and typically developing children. Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 17(1), 44-54. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361312437416 Show abstract

2012

Journal Articles

Stein, L. I., Polido, J. C., Najera, S. O., & Cermak, S. A. (2012). Oral care experiences and challenges in children with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatric Dentistry, 34(5), 387-391. Full text Show abstract

Stein, L. I., Polido, J. C., & Cermak, S. A. (2012). Oral care and sensory concerns in autism [Brief report]. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66(5), e73-e76. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2012.004085 Show abstract

2011

Book Chapters

Cermak, S. A. (2011). Twenty five years of research in developmental dyspraxia. In A. J. Ayers (Ed.), Ayres dyspraxia monograph (25th anniversary ed.). Torrance, CA: Pediatric Therapy Network. Full text

Journal Articles

Tseng, M. H., Fu, C. P., Cermak, S. A., Lu, L., & Shieh, J. Y. (2011). Emotional and behavioral problems in preschool children with autism: Relationship with sensory processing dysfunction. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5(4), 1441-1450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2011.02.004 Show abstract

Stein, L. I., Foran, A. C., & Cermak, S. A. (2011). Occupational patterns of parents of children with autism spectrum disorders: Revisiting Matuska and Christiansen’s Model of Lifestyle Balance. Journal of Occupational Science, 18(2), 115-130. https://doi.org/10.1080/14427591.2011.575762 Show abstract

Stein, L. I., Polido, J. C., Mailloux, Z., Coleman, G. G., & Cermak, S. A. (2011). Oral care and sensory sensitivities in children with autism spectrum disorders. Special Care in Dentistry, 31(3), 102-110. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1754-4505.2011.00187.x Show abstract

Mailloux, Z., Mulligan, S., Smith Roley, S., Blanche, E. I., Cermak, S. A., Coleman, G. G., Bodison, S., & Lane, C. J. (2011). Verification and clarification of patterns of sensory integrative dysfunction. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65(2), 143-151. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2011.000752 Show abstract

2010

Book Chapters

Cermak, S. A. (2010). Position statement on terminology related to sensory integration dysfunction. In K. Morris (Ed.), Insights into sensory issues for professionals (pp. 117-122). Arlington, TX: Sensory World. Full text

Journal Articles

Bandini, L. G., Anderson, S. E., Curtin, C., Cermak, S. A., Evans, E. W., Scampini, R., Maslin, M., & Must, A. (2010). Food selectivity in children with autism spectrum disorders and typically developing children. The Journal of Pediatrics, 157(2), 259-264. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2010.02.013 Show abstract

Daunhauer, L. A., Coster, W. J., Tickle-Degnen, L., & Cermak, S. A. (2010). Play and cognition among young children reared in an institution. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 30(2), 83-97. https://doi.org/10.3109/01942630903543682 Show abstract

Cermak, S. A., Curtin, C., & Bandini, L. G. (2010). Food selectivity and sensory sensitivity in children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 110(2), 238-246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jada.2009.10.032 Show abstract

2009

Journal Articles

Chen, Y. W., Tseng, M. H., Hu, F. C., & Cermak, S. A. (2009). Psychosocial adjustment and attention in children with developmental coordination disorder using different motor tests. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 30(6), 1367-1377. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2009.06.004 Show abstract

Ben-Sasson, A., Simmell, K. E., & Cermak, S. A. (2009). Sequence of gestural representations in children with high functioning autism. Israeli Journal of Occupational Therapy, 8(4), E57-E73. Show abstract

Cermak, S. A. (2009). Deprivation and sensory processing in institutionalized and postinstitutionalized children: Part II. Sensory Integration Special Interest Section Quarterly, 32(3), 1-4. Full text Show abstract

Toglia, J., & Cermak, S. A. (2009). Dynamic assessment and prediction of learning potential in clients with unilateral neglect. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 63(5), 569-579. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.63.5.569 Show abstract

Cermak, S. A. (2009). Deprivation and sensory processing in institutionalized and postinstitutionalized children: Part I. Sensory Integration Special Interest Section Quarterly, 32(2), 1-3. Full text Show abstract

Ben-Sasson, A., Hen, L., Fluss, R., Cermak, S. A., Engel-Yeger, B., & Gal, E. (2009). A meta-analysis of sensory modulation symptoms in individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-008-0593-3 Show abstract

2008

Book Chapters

Daunhauer, L. A., & Cermak, S. A. (2008). Play occupations and the experience of deprivation. In L. D. Parham & L. S. Fazio (Eds.), Play in occupational therapy for children (2nd ed., pp. 251-261). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier. Full text

Journal Articles

Ben-Sasson, A., Cermak, S. A., Orsmond, G. I., Tager-Flusberg, H., Kadlec, M. B., & Carter, A. S. (2008). Sensory clusters of toddlers with autism spectrum disorders: Differences in affective symptoms. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 49(8), 817-825. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7610.2008.01899.x Show abstract

Tirella, L. G., Chan, W., Cermak, S. A., Litvinova, A., Salas, K. C., & Miller, L. C. (2008). Time use in Russian Baby Homes. Child: Care, Health and Development, 34(1), 77-86. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2214.2007.00766.x Show abstract

2007

Journal Articles

Miller, L. C., Chan, W., Litvinova, A., Rubin, A., Tirella, L., & Cermak, S. A. (2007). Medical diagnoses and growth of children residing in Russian orphanages. Acta Paediatrica, 96(12), 1765-1769. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1651-2227.2007.00537.x Show abstract

Ben-Sasson, A., Cermak, S. A., Orsmond, G. I., Carter, A. S., & Fogg, L. (2007). Can we differentiate sensory over-responsivity from anxiety in toddlers? Perspectives of occupational therapists and psychologists. Infant Mental Health Journal, 28(5), 536-558. https://doi.org/10.1002/imhj.20152 Show abstract

Ben-Sasson, A., Cermak, S. A., Orsmond, G. I., Tager-Flusberg, H., Carter, A. S., Kadlec, M. B., & Dunn, W. (2007). Extreme sensory modulation behaviors in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61(5), 584-592. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.61.5.584 Show abstract

Daunhauer, L., Coster, W. J., Tickle-Degnen, L., & Cermak, S. A. (2007). Effects of caregiver-child interactions on play occupations among young children institutionalized in Eastern Europe. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61(4), 429-440. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.61.4.429 Show abstract

Miller, L. J., Anzalone, M. E., Lane, S. J., Cermak, S. A., & Osten, E. T. (2007). Concept evolution in sensory integration: A proposed nosology for diagnosis [From the guest editor]. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61(2), 135-140. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.61.2.135 Show abstract

May-Benson, T. A., & Cermak, S. A. (2007). Development of an assessment for ideational praxis. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61(2), 148-153. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.61.2.148 Show abstract

2006

Books

Mauro, T., & Cermak, S. A. (2006). The everything parent's guide to sensory integration disorder. Avon, MA: Adams Media.

Book Chapters

Cermak, S. A., & Mitchell, T. W. (2006). Sensory integration. In R. J. McCauley & M. E. Fey (Eds.), Treatment of language disorders in children (pp. 435-470). Baltimore, MD: Brookes. Full text

Cermak, S. A. (2006). Perceptual functions of the hand. In A. Henderson & C. Pehoski (Eds.), Hand function in the child: Foundations for remediation (2nd ed., pp. 63-88). Rockville, MD: Mosby Elsevier. Full text

Osborne, P. S., & Cermak, S. A. (2006). Developmental therapies and functional assistance: Physical therapy. In I. L. Rubin & A. C. Crocker (Eds.), Medical care for children & adults with developmental disabilities (2nd ed., pp. 534-541). Baltimore, MD: Brookes. Full text

Cermak, S. A., & Osborne, P. S. (2006). Developmental therapies and functional assistance: Occupational therapy. In I. L. Rubin & A. C. Crocker (Eds.), Medical care for children & adults with developmental disabilities (2nd ed., pp. 521-534). Baltimore, MD: Brookes. Full text

Journal Articles

Miller, L. C., Chan, W., Litvinova, A., Rubin, A., Comfort, K., Tirella, L., Cermak, S. A., Morse, B., Kovalev, I., & Boston-Murmansk Orphanage Research Team. (2006). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in children residing in Russian orphanages: A phenotypic study. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 30(3), 531-538. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-0277.2006.00059.x Show abstract

2005

Journal Articles

Lin, S. H., Cermak, S. A., Coster, W. J., & Miller, L. (2005). The relation between length of institutionalization and sensory integration in children adopted from Eastern Europe. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59(2), 139-147. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.59.2.139 Show abstract

2003

Journal Articles

Marr, D., Cermak, S. A., Cohn, E. S., & Henderson, A. (2003). Fine motor activities in Head Start and kindergarten classrooms. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 57(5), 550-557. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.57.5.550 Show abstract

Marr, D., & Cermak, S. A. (2003). Consistency of handwriting in early elementary students. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 57(2), 161-167. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.57.2.161 Show abstract

2002

Books

Cermak, S. A., & Larkin, D. (Eds.) (2002). Developmental coordination disorder. Albany, NY: Delmar/Thompson Learning. Full text Show abstract

Journal Articles

Marr, D., & Cermak, S. A. (2002). Predicting handwriting performance of early elementary students with the Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 95(2), 661-669. https://doi.org/10.2466/pms.2002.95.2.661 Show abstract

1998

Journal Articles

Cohn, E. S., & Cermak, S. A. (1998). Including the family perspective in sensory integration outcomes research. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 52(7), 540-546. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.52.7.540 Show abstract

Katz, N., Cermak, S. A., & Shamir, Y. (1998). Unilateral neglect in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 86(2), 539-550. https://doi.org/10.2466/pms.1998.86.2.539 Show abstract

1997

Journal Articles

Cermak, S. A., & Daunhauer, L. (1997). Sensory processing in the postinstitutionalized child. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51(7), 500-507. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.51.7.500 Show abstract

Katz, N., Champagne, D., & Cermak, S. A. (1997). Comparison of the performance of younger and older adults on three versions of a puzzle reproduction task. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51(7), 562-568. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.51.7.562 Show abstract

1996

Journal Articles

Rainville, E. B., Cermak, S. A., & Murray, E. A. (1996). Supervision and consultation services for pediatric occupational therapists. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 50(9), 725-731. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.50.9.725 Show abstract

Lin, K. C., Cermak, S. A., Kinsbourne, M., & Trombly, C. A. (1996). Effects of left-sided movements on line bisection in unilateral neglect. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 2(5), 404-411. https://doi.org/10.1017/S135561770000148X Show abstract

1995

Journal Articles

Cermak, S. A., Katz, N., McGuire, E., Greenbaum, S., Peralta, C., & Maser-Flanagan, V. (1995). Performance of Americans and Israelis with cerebrovascular accident on the Loewenstein Occupational Therapy Cognitive Assessment (LOTCA). American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49(6), 500-506. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.49.6.500 Show abstract

York, C. D., & Cermak, S. A. (1995). Visual perception and praxis in adults after stroke. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49(6), 543-550. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.49.6.543 Show abstract

1993

Journal Articles

Tseng, M. H., & Cermak, S. A. (1993). The influence of ergonomic factors and perceptual-motor abilities on handwriting performance. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 47(10), 919-926. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.47.10.919 Show abstract

Chen Sea, M. J., Henderson, A., & Cermak, S. A. (1993). Patterns of visual spatial inattention and their functional significance in stroke patients. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 74(4), 355-360. Full text Show abstract

1992

Journal Articles

McHale, K., & Cermak, S. A. (1992). Fine motor activities in elementary school: Preliminary findings and provisional implications for children with fine motor problems. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46(10), 898-903. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.46.10.898 Show abstract

1991

Journal Articles

Cermak, S. A., & Murray, E. A. (1991). The validity of the Constructional subtests of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45(6), 539-543. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.45.6.539 Show abstract

Henderson, A., Cermak, S. A., Coster, W., Murray, E., Trombly, C., & Tickle-Degnen, L. (1991). Occupational science is multidimensional [The issue is]. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45(4), 370-372. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.45.4.370 Show abstract

1990

Journal Articles

Cermak, S. A., Morris, M. L., & Koomar, J. (1990). Praxis on verbal command and imitation. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 44(7), 641-645. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.44.7.641 Show abstract

Murray, E. A., Cermak, S. A., & O'Brien, V. (1990). The relationship between form and space perception, constructional abilities, and clumsiness in children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 44(7), 623-628. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.44.7.623 Show abstract

Goodgold-Edwards, S. A., & Cermak, S. A. (1990). Integrating motor control and motor learning concepts with neuropsychological perspectives on apraxia and developmental dyspraxia. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 44(5), 431-439. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.44.5.431 Show abstract

Witt, A., Cermak, S. A., & Coster, W. (1990). Body part identification in 1- to 2-year-old children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 44(2), 147-153. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.44.2.147 Show abstract

1989

Journal Articles

Magalhaes, L. C., Koomar, J. A., & Cermak, S. A. (1989). Bilateral motor coordination in 5- to 9-year-old children: A pilot study. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 43(7), 437-443. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.43.7.437 Show abstract

1988

Journal Articles

O'Brien, V., Cermak, S. A., & Murray, E. (1988). The relationship between visual-perceptual motor abilities and clumsiness in children with and without learning disabilities. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 42(6), 359-363. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.42.6.359 Show abstract

Lennox, L., Cermak, S. A., & Koomar, J. (1988). Praxis and gesture comprehension in 4-, 5-, and 6-year-olds. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 42(2), 99-104. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.42.2.99 Show abstract

1987

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Hung, S. S., Fisher, A. G., & Cermak, S. A. (1987). The performance of learning-disabled and normal young men on the test of visual-perceptual skills. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 41(12), 790-797. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.41.12.790 Show abstract

Menken, C., Cermak, S. A., & Fisher, A. (1987). Evaluating the visual-perceptual skills of children with cerebral palsy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 41(10), 646-651. Full text Show abstract

MacWhinney, K., Cermak, S. A., & Fisher, A. (1987). Body part identification in 1- to 4-year-old children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 41(7), 454-459. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.41.7.454 Show abstract

1986

Journal Articles

Atwood, R. M., & Cermak, S. A. (1986). Crossing the midline as a function of distance from midline. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 40(10), 685-690. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.40.10.685 Show abstract

Cermak, S. A., Ward, E. A., & Ward, L. M. (1986). The relationship between articulation disorders and motor coordination in children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 40(8), 546-550. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.40.8.546 Show abstract

1984

Journal Articles

Smith, C. M., Cermak, S. A., & Nelson, D. L. (1984). Sequential versus simultaneous graphesthesia tasks in 6- and 10-year-old children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 38(6), 377-381. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.38.6.377 Show abstract

Mandell, R. J., Nelson, D. L., & Cermak, S. A. (1984). Differential laterality of hand function in right-handed and left-handed boys. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 38(2), 114-120. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.38.2.114 Show abstract

Cermak, S. A., & Ayres, A. J. (1984). Crossing the body midline in learning-disabled and normal children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 38(1), 35-39. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.38.1.35 Show abstract

1983

Journal Articles

Sharpe, M. H., Cermak, S. A., & Sax, D. S. (1983). Motor planning in Parkinson patients. Neuropsychologia, 21(5), 455-462. https://doi.org/10.1016/0028-3932(83)90002-7 Show abstract

Conrad, K. E., Cermak, S. A., & Drake, C. (1983). Differentiation of praxis among children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 37(7), 466-473. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.37.7.466 Show abstract

Eimon, M. C., Eimon, P. L., & Cermak, S. A. (1983). Performance of schizophrenic patients on a motor-free visual perception test. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 37(5), 327-332. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.37.5.327 Show abstract

1981

Journal Articles

Koomar, J. A., & Cermak, S. A. (1981). Reliability of dichotic listening using two stimulus formats with normal and learning-disabled children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 35(7), 456-463. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.35.7.456 Show abstract

Cermak, L. S., Goldberg-Warter, J., DeLuca, D., Cermak, S. A., & Drake, C. (1981). The role of interference in the verbal retention ability of learning disabled children. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 14(5), 291-295. https://doi.org/10.1177/002221948101400514 Show abstract

1980

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Cermak, S. A., Quintero, E. J., & Cohen, P. M. (1980). Developmental age trends in crossing the body midline in normal children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 34(5), 313-319. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.34.5.313 Show abstract

Cermak, L. S., Goldberg, J., Cermak, S. A., & Drake, C. (1980). The short-term memory ability of children with learning disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 13(1), 25-29. https://doi.org/10.1177/002221948001300106 Show abstract

Cermak, S. A., Coster, W., & Drake, C. (1980). Representational and nonrepresentational gestures in boys with learning disabilities. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 34(1), 19-26. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.34.1.19 Show abstract

1978

Journal Articles

Cermak, S. A., Cermak, L. S., Drake, C., & Kenney, R. (1978). The effect of concurrent manual activity on the dichotic listening performance of boys with learning disabilities. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 32(8), 493-499. Full text Show abstract

1976

Journal Articles

Cermak, S. A. (1976). Community-based learning in occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 30(3), 157-161. Full text Show abstract

1973

Journal Articles

Cermak, S. A., Stein, F., & Abelson, C. (1973). Hyperactive children and an activity group therapy model. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 27(6), 311-315. Full text Show abstract