On the use of sensory integration therapies

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a policy statement, Sensory Integration Therapies for Children With Developmental and Behavioral Disorders, in the June 2012 issue of Pediatrics. In the statement, the AAP recommends that pediatricians not use "sensory processing disorder" as an independent diagnosis and points out that sensory disorders may be characteristics of other developmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder, attention … [Read more...]

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