Occupational therapy and sensory integration for children with autism: a feasibility, safety, acceptability and fidelity study.

@article{Schaaf2012OccupationalTA,
  title={Occupational therapy and sensory integration for children with autism: a feasibility, safety, acceptability and fidelity study.},
  author={Roseann C. Schaaf and Teal W Benevides and Donna L. Kelly and Zoe Mailloux-Maggio},
  journal={Autism : the international journal of research and practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={321-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the feasibility, safety, and acceptability of a manualized protocol of occupational therapy using sensory integration principles for children with autism. METHODS Ten children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder ages 4-8 years received intensive occupational therapy intervention using sensory integration principles following a manualized protocol. Measures of feasibility, acceptability and safety were collected from parents and interveners, and fidelity was measured… CONTINUE READING

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