Brief Report: Assessment of Sensory Abnormalities in People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

  title={Brief Report: Assessment of Sensory Abnormalities in People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders},
  author={J. Harrison and D. Hare},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  • J. Harrison, D. Hare
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
Sensory functioning has long been considered crucial in the life of people with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) (Gillberg, C., & Coleman, M. (1992). The Biology of Autistic Syndromes (2nd ed.). London: Mac Keith press.) However, much of the research is methodologically flawed and based on child populations and adults’ retrospective accounts (O’Neill, M.C 1995). Sensory-perceptual abnormalities in autism. Psychological Perspectives in Autism-Conference Proceedings 1995 (pp. 55–61). Autism… Expand
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