Comparing and Exploring the Sensory Processing Patterns of Higher Education Students With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  title={Comparing and Exploring the Sensory Processing Patterns of Higher Education Students With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder.},
  author={Maria Clince and Laura H. Connolly and Clodagh Nolan},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={70 2},
  • Maria ClinceL. ConnollyC. Nolan
  • Published 1 March 2016
  • Psychology, Education, Medicine
  • The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
OBJECTIVE Research regarding sensory processing and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is limited. This study aimed to compare sensory processing patterns of groups of higher education students with ADHD or ASD and to explore the implications of these disorders for their college life. METHOD The Adolescent/Adult Sensory Profile was administered to 28 students with ADHD and 27 students with ASD. Students and professionals were… 

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