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ERIC Number: EJ1078626
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Nov
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Sensory-Based Intervention for Children with Behavioral Problems: A Systematic Review
Wan Yunus, Farahiyah; Liu, Karen P.; Bissett, Michelle; Penkala, Stefania
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v45 n11 p3565-3579 Nov 2015
Sensory-based intervention is a common approach used to address behavioral problems in children. Types of sensory-based intervention for children and details of the intervention effectiveness have not been systematically examined. This review examined the effectiveness and ideal types of sensory-based interventions for children with behavioral problems. Searching seven databases, a total of 132 studies were identified; 14 met the selection criteria and were reviewed. Seven of the studies were tactile-based interventions, four were proprioceptive-based intervention and three were vestibular-based interventions. Tactile-based interventions such as massage therapy were the most promising intervention in reducing behavioral problems. However, evidence concerning the effectiveness of sensory-based interventions remains unclear. More research is required for determining the appropriate intervention for children with behavioral problems.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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