Sensory Processing Disorders

Sensory processing disorders and social participation.

Participation in social aspects of daily life is crucial to children’s development. Although disability status is recognized to affect children’s ability to participate in social activities, little is understood about the impact of sensory processing disorders (SPD) on children’s social participation. We examined the social participation patterns of 2 groups of children (ages 6-9): (1) […]

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Assistive Technologies Research: Sensory Disabilities

Clinical report: use of the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure in vision technology. Petty LS, McArthur L, Treviranus J.  Adaptive Technology Resource Centre, University of Toronto, ON.  Can J Occup Ther. 2005 Dec;72(5):309-12. BACKGROUND: The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) has gained wide acceptance in general occupational therapy research and practice, however, the use of […]

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