Research Platform  |   August 2016
Sensory Differences and Mealtime Behavior in Children With Autism
Author Affiliations
  • Bay Path University
Article Information
Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Basic Research
Research Platform   |   August 2016
Sensory Differences and Mealtime Behavior in Children With Autism
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505096p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP401C
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505096p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP401C
Abstract

Date Presented 4/10/2016

This study examined sensory differences and mealtime behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with typically developing peers ages 5 to 12. Results revealed sensory differences and eating behavior differences between groups and a correlation between sensory differences and eating difficulties in children with ASD.

Primary Author and Speaker: Jeanne Zobel-Lachiusa