ERIC Number: EJ1019133
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
Sensory Desensitization Training for Successful Net Application and EEG/ERP Acquisition in Difficult to Test Children
Roesler, Cynthia P.; Flax, Judy; MacRoy-Higgins, Michelle; Fermano, Zena; Morgan-Byrne, Julie; Benasich, April A.
Communication Disorders Quarterly, v35 n1 p14-20 Nov 2013
This study examined the effectiveness of sensory desensitization training for 12 nonverbal children with autism to facilitate participation in an electrophysiological study assessing linguistic processing. Sensory desensitization was achieved for 10 of the 12 children and thus allowed collection of usable data in a passive linguistic paradigm. Application of such desensitization methods may be useful as a precursor to other assessment protocols for individuals who are difficult to test.
Descriptors: Sensory Training, Desensitization, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Brain, Language Processing, Children, Adolescents, Cognitive Measurement, Outcomes of Treatment, Interviews
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