Article – Sensory Integration

Research Paper:  Integration of physical health and sensory processing assessment for children with autism spectrum disorder in schools, April 2022.

The paper found that integrating physical health and sensory processing assessment can help schools better meet the needs of autistic children.

  • This approach can help schools identify and address physical and sensory challenges that are affecting children’s learning.
  • The paper also found that integrating physical health and sensory processing assessment can help schools create a more inclusive and supportive learning environment for autistic children.

The paper concludes that integrating physical health and sensory processing assessment is a promising approach for improving the outcomes of autistic children in schools.

The recommendations in the report include:

  • Developing a school-wide policy on physical health and sensory processing assessment.
  • Providing training for staff on physical health and completing a sensory processing assessment.
  • Creating an assessment system for tracking implementation of the need physical health and sensory intervention.
  • Developing individualised plans for autistic children, as needed.
  • Collaborating with parents and other professionals.

By following these recommendations, schools were able to create a more inclusive and supportive learning environment.

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