The effect of sensory-motor integration training with help of the interested parent on gross skills in autism children
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Paper ID : 1882-11THCONF
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Introduction: The pervasive development disorders include a group of psychological disorders in which social interaction skills, communication skills and motor skills have been destroyed. Children suffering from pervasive development disorder often demonstrate a special intense interest in a narrow range of activities; as to these children are resistant to change and do not show appropriate responses which benefits their environment. One of the common illnesses in this category is autism. It is a severe developmental disorder and has been proved to be often hardly curable Common treatments for these people include, a combination of professional and high-tech educational programs, training about how to communicate, as well as therapeutic, behavioral and developmental interventions. The aim of the present research is to determine the impact of a course of sensory-motor integration training with help of the interested parent to improve gross skills improvement of children suffering from autism.
Methodology: For this purpose, 24 autism children aged 6-10 years participated in this study and were subjected to sensory-motor integrity for 10 weeks. Participants in 2 stages of pre-test and post-test in terms of balance skill They were evaluated based on Test of Gross Motor Development (TGMD-2). In order to analyze the effects of the research protocol, the analysis of variance analysis with repeated measure and the post-hoc LSD test was used at the significant level of P≤0.05.
Results: The results showed that sensory-motor integrity training significantly improved the sub-test locomotor and sub-test object control parent-centric approach with positive effects through manipulation of Psychological Features such as sense of belonging and solidarity, motivation and higher assurance have had higher benefits in improving gross skills.