Jewel Crasta, Patricia Davies, William Gavin; Sensory Processing Predicts Social Responsiveness in Adults With Autism. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311505105. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-RP103A
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Date Presented 04/04/19
This study evaluated the relationship between sensory processing and social responsiveness in young adults with ASD and age-matched neurotypical controls. Compared to controls, young adults with ASD had significant differences on all four quadrants of the sensory profile. However, low registration and sensory gating (the ability to filter irrelevant information) appear to be key predictors of social responsiveness.
Primary Author and Speaker: Jewel Crasta
Additional Authors and Speakers: Patricia Davies
Contributing Authors: William Gavin
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