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    Occupational Therapist

    Pediatrics 208

    Sensory Integration


    • Define the term “sensory integration” as it relates to neurobiologic processes and as a frame of reference in OT
    • List and describe sensory systems emphasized in Ayres Sensory Integration and examine why they are considered important
    • List 3 ways in which sensory experiences support brain function and describe 2 conditions under which they optimally influence neuroplastic changes
    • List 3 key hallmarks of development in the tactile, proprioceptive, and vestibular systems, and describe how each developmental achievement in each system contributes to mastery of occupations from early infancy through childhood
    • Explore and recite 2 pieces of research that exists for the different types of sensory integration problems in childhood
    • List and examine 3 key indicators of problems in sensory modulation, perception, vestibular-bilateral functions, and praxis, and describe how each area affect child behavior
    • List 3 primary methods and specific instruments that are used to assess sensory integration

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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