243 Sensory Processing of Children with Autism: Uniting Evidence and Practice

H. Ayyash, E. Barrett, M. Ogundele
2012 Archives of Disease in Childhood  
The assessment of psychometric parameters is an important part of growth&development evaluation of preschool children. The contributing factors of psychomotor functions are parents' Socio-Economic Status (SES), mother(teacher)/child interaction and environmental quality play. It's important to evaluate the weak points of this particularly neglected aspect of child development in Vlora-Albania. Aim Assessment of the most problematic areas of psychomotor development of children in Vlora-Albania
more » ... d distribution of psychometric parameters according to the quality of care&learning environment and to SES of children's parents. Methods This cross-sectional study included all the 75 preschoolers enrolled in two kindergartens and the institutionalized children in Foster-Care, Vlora-Albania. The evaluation of psychomotor development was done based on the standard international test of Age&Stage Questionnaires-3, referring to children chronological age.
doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012-302724.0243 fatcat:5ihdc7khkrhglot62balda24qa