sensory integration therapy


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sensory integration therapy

A theoretical, still unproven regimen or intervention consisting of daily sensory stimulation or arousal for the treatment of children with sensory processing disorders, e.g., autism.
Synonym: sensory diet
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Standardised tests showed that children receiving sensory integration therapy require less assistance from parents in self-care and social situations.
Diagnoses of SID then lead to the development of sensory integration therapy or treatment (SIT).
Developmental needs are met through the provision of sensory integration therapy, physical therapy, and speech and language therapy.
A multidisciplinary team comprising a psychiatric social worker, occupational therapist, psychologist and psychiatrists worked together to educate the parents about CDD, the prognosis and the treatment modalities with sensory integration therapy initiated by the occupational therapist.
Sensory integration therapy (SIT) is a game-based approach to improve symptoms of children with SID to form adaptive responses during the game playing (Ayres and Robbins, 1979; Chen, 2003; Wu, 2001).
Objective: Accordingly, the objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness of sensory integration therapy on improving the neuro-physiological capacity of children identified as having learning difficulties.
E[macron]AuA Sensory integration Therapy ( Occupational
Music has been recognised as a sensory integration therapy for children with autism.
The research findings regarding three relatively common, yet controversial, practices failed to support the continued use of perceptual motor programs, sensory integration therapy, and tinted lenses.
In another study Cohn (2001a) sought to gain an understanding of parents' perspectives of the impact of sensory integration therapy on a child and their family.
The explanations given were that (1) the plan did not cover chronic conditions or conditions of developmental delay and (2) the effectiveness of sensory integration therapy had not been proven.