Efficacy of Sensory and Motor Interventions for Children with Autism

@article{Baranek2002EfficacyOS,
  title={Efficacy of Sensory and Motor Interventions for Children with Autism},
  author={Grace T. Baranek},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2002},
  volume={32},
  pages={397-422}
}
  • G. Baranek
  • Published 1 October 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
Idiosyncratic responses to sensory stimuli and unusual motor patterns have been reported clinically in young children with autism. The etiology of these behavioral features is the subject of much speculation. Myriad sensory- and motor-based interventions have evolved for use with children with autism to address such issues; however, much controversy exists about the efficacy of such therapies. This review paper summarizes the sensory and motor difficulties often manifested in autism, and… 

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