Jewel Crasta, Patricia Davies, William Gavin; Sensory Processing Mediates the Relationship Between Attention and Social Responsiveness in Young Adults With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411505064. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-RP103A
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Date Presented 03/26/20
Attention, sensory processing, and social skills each represent targets for OT intervention in ASD, and understanding the complex interrelationships between these constructs will allow therapists to design more efficient interventions. Study results indicate that sensory processing, specifically low registration, fully mediated the relationship between attentional abilities and social responsiveness in 24 young adults with ASD and 24 age-matched neurotypical peers.
Primary Author and Speaker: Jewel Crasta
Additional Authors and Speakers: Patricia Davies
Contributing Authors: William Gavin
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