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Sensory Integration and Autistic Spectrum Disorder - What is the evidence?

By Sue Allen and Susan Margaret Delport

Abstract

Occupational Therapists are concerned with the ability to perform everyday living skills. Poor sensory processing can influence skills that support performance, engagement and attention, as well as skills that enable the learning of new motor skills (Cosby, 2010, Jasmin, 2009). These may include skills needed for tasks such as tooth brushing, eating, tolerating clothes, learning to dress, learning to swim, pedalling a bike, sitting in class, and coping with a supermarket. To utilize scarce resources effectively we need to understand the evidence base

Topics: RC Internal medicine
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:http://orca.cf.ac.uk:16410
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