Poster Session  |   August 2016
Linking Sensory Strategies and Social Skills Training to Improve Social Participation in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Author Affiliations
  • Misericordia University
Article Information
Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 2016
Linking Sensory Strategies and Social Skills Training to Improve Social Participation in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505168p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO6077
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505168p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO6077
Abstract

Date Presented 4/9/2016

Pairing sensory and social strategies is effective for children with autism spectrum disorder, and discrete changes in social behavior over weeks can be documented with an observational checklist. Increased social competence may encourage peer acceptance and the development of positive peer relationships.

Primary Author and Speaker: Lori Charney

Additional Authors and Speakers: Kelsey Maas, Logan Zeitler, Danielle Makadon-Malone, Carly Zaklukiewicz, Ellen McLaughlin