Sensory sensitivities of gifted children.

@article{Gere2009SensorySO,
  title={Sensory sensitivities of gifted children.},
  author={Douglas R. Gere and Steve C. Capps and D. Mitchell and E. Grubbs},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={
          288-95; discussion 296-300
        }
}
  • Douglas R. Gere, Steve C. Capps, +1 author E. Grubbs
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
Gifted children often display sensitivities to their environment that vary from those of the general population. Data were gathered on 6- to 11-year-old gifted children attending a public elementary school gifted program. Parents completed Dunn's (1999) Sensory Profile questionnaire regarding their child. Two primary analyses were conducted: (1) a comparison of the gifted children's sensory sensitivity with Sensory Profile norms and (2) an examination of the internal consistency of the Sensory… Expand
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