Poster Session  |   July 2017
Qigong Sensory Training for Autism: Promising Effects on Sensory Processing, Self-Regulation, and Parenting Stress
Author Affiliations
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
Article Information
Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Complementary/Alternative Approaches / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Sensory Integration and Processing / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 2017
Qigong Sensory Training for Autism: Promising Effects on Sensory Processing, Self-Regulation, and Parenting Stress
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515264p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO7057
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515264p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO7057
Abstract

Date Presented 4/1/2017

Preliminary results of an evidence-based pilot project with young children with or at risk for autism demonstrated that Qigong Sensory Training promoted participation in everyday occupations by improving sensory processing and self-regulation by 18% and decreasing parenting stress by 30%.

Primary Author and Speaker: Orit Tal-Atzili