Pilot study: Sensory integration processing disorders in children with optic nerve hypoplasia spectrum

Jutley-Neilson, Jagjeet and Greville-Harris, Gillian and Kirk, Jeremy (2018) Pilot study: Sensory integration processing disorders in children with optic nerve hypoplasia spectrum. British Journal of Visual Impairment, 36 (1). pp. 5-16. ISSN 0264-6196

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Abstract

This study aimed to explore the sensory processing profiles of children with the spectrum
of optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH). Caregivers completed the Short Sensory Profile (SSP), the
Social Communication Questionnaire (SCQ), and the Vineland Adaptive Behaviour Scale (VABS) interview. The study demonstrated that children with ONH present with sensory integration dysfunction (SID), in their intact senses, and that autistic spectrum condition (ASC) was the best predictor of SID, rather than visual loss, or level of intellectual disability in these children. The results indicate that assessment and monitoring of SID in children with ONH is crucial.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C800 Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences > Dept. Psychology
UoA Collections > UoA 04: Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Depositing User: Silvio Aldrovandi
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2018 13:05
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2018 13:05
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/5451

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