The importance of sensory integration therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder

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Fouires Romaissa, Mehrezi Malika


The study aimed to find out the importance of sensory integration in children with autism spectrum by reviewing 10 previous studies in this field using the analytical method. The results of the study concluded that sensory integration therapy applied for children with  autism spectrum has different goals such as  to reduce isolationist behavior in reducing speech disorder, reduce sensory response problems, and to reduce non-adaptive behaviors. The study also found that there are different means to measure sensory integration in children with autism spectrum. The study showed the effectiveness of the programs based on sensory integration in autistic children. In addition, studies are needed in a larger group of children with varying levels of autism traits

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