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Motor Planning, Autism and Catching Skills

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Methodology of the Study on Motor Planning and Autism
The researchers compared 15 children with ASD and 15 age- and gender-matched typically developing children to determine the sensorimotor control of arm movements and postural adjustments during ball catching.

Each participant was asked to catch a ball rolling down a ramp in 6 test conditions in which visual inputs and ramp direction were changed to provide different sensory conditions and postural demands.

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