The first part of this paper will describe diagnostic characteristics of and the prevalence rates for autism. The second will outline sensory processing terminology and descriptions. The third part of this paper will describe research studies focusing on what if any links there are between ASD and sensory processing problems. The last part of this paper will discuss implications for educators and why understanding how sensory processing difficulties influence the behaviors of individuals with ASD.
"Autism - The Sensory Piece,"
LC Journal of Special Education: Vol. 6, Article 8.
Available at: https://digitalshowcase.lynchburg.edu/lc-journal-of-special-education/vol6/iss1/8