This step-by-step guidebook describes the most effective, evidence-based way to implement Ayres Sensory Integration® (ASI) into clinical practice by using a data-driven decision-making approach.
Practical information guides practitioners in methodologically understanding
the child and creating effective interventions with measurable outcomes. Forms
(on a flash drive) and case examples throughout the text allow readers to efficiently
apply ASI in pediatric practice.
- An overview of autism and sensory integration.
- Identifying a child’s strengths and challenges.
- Conducting a comprehensive assessment.
- Measuring outcomes and monitoring progress.
About the Authors
Roseann Schaaf, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA, is a founding member of Sensory Integration Research Collaborative. She is a fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), and has received a Service Award and a Jean Ayres, Research Award from AOTA.
Zoe Mailloux, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA, is internationally recognised for her expertise in child development, sensory integration, autism, test development and occupational therapy. With more than 35 years of experience, she has been a champion for increasing understanding of individual differences, with the aim of enhancing participation in meaningful ways, for people of all abilities.