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Sensory Profiles of Children in the General Population

22nd March, 2017

[Source:  Child: Care, Health and Development via Your Therapy Source]

Child: Care,Health and Development published research on sensory profiles of children in the general population.  The cross-sectional study used a large sample of 3-14 year old children (n = 1132) gathered from a larger study of the reliability and validity of the Sensory Profile 2nd Edition.  The community sample included children with and without developmental conditions.  The researchers used latent profile analysis to determine what sensory subtypes are present in a large community-based sample.  Just like typical motor development is crucial to understanding atypical motor development,it is important to understand the processing of sensory information in typical and atypical development.  The results suggested that five sensory subtypes characterized a large community-based sample of children with and without conditions.  The five sensory subtypes

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