Effectiveness of sensory integration interventions in children with autism spectrum disorders: a pilot study.

@article{Pfeiffer2011EffectivenessOS,
  title={Effectiveness of sensory integration interventions in children with autism spectrum disorders: a pilot study.},
  author={Beth Pfeiffer and Kristie Patten Koenig and Moya Kinnealey and M. Suzanne Sheppard and Lorrie Henderson},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={
          76-85
        }
}
  • Beth Pfeiffer, K. Koenig, L. Henderson
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
The purpose of this pilot study was to establish a model for randomized controlled trial research, identify appropriate outcome measures, and address the effectiveness of sensory integration (SI) interventions in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). [] Key Method Children ages 6-12 with ASD were randomly assigned to a fine motor or SI treatment group. Pretests and posttests measured social responsiveness, sensory processing, functional motor skills, and social-emotional factors. Results identified…

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