Sensory responsiveness as a predictor of social severity in children with high functioning autism spectrum disorders.

@article{Hilton2010SensoryRA,
  title={Sensory responsiveness as a predictor of social severity in children with high functioning autism spectrum disorders.},
  author={Claudia List Hilton and Jacquelyn D Harper and Rachel Holmes Kueker and Andrea Runzi Lang and Anna M Abbacchi and Alexandre A. Todorov and Patricia D Lavesser},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 8},
  pages={937-45}
}
This study examines the relationship between sensory responsiveness and social severity in children with high functioning autism spectrum disorders (HFASD; N = 36) and age-matched controls (N = 26) between 6 and 10 years old. Significant relationships were found between social responsiveness scale scores and each of the six sensory profile sensory system scores for children with HFASD and controls. Multivariate regression analyses revealed atypical scores from multisensory responsiveness, and… CONTINUE READING