Poster Session  |   November 2018
Improving Sleep Quality Among Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sensory Overresponsivity
Author Affiliations
  • Idaho State University
Article Information
Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Translational Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Improving Sleep Quality Among Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sensory Overresponsivity
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211520304p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO3027
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211520304p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO3027
Abstract

Date Presented 4/19/2018

Sleep disturbances in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and sensory overresponsivity are a challenging issue to address. This study provides some support for the use of weighted blankets to assist children with ASD to calm, organize, fall asleep, and remain asleep.

Primary Author and Speaker: Bryan Gee

Additional Authors and Speakers: Garett Romriell, Spencer Vandenburg, and Kimberly Lloyd