Level of Sensory Integration Problems among People with Autism Spectrum Disorder from the Viewpoint of Their Teachers in Jeddah

11Dr. Alham Mustafa Houran Al-Qusayreen

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Abstract:

The study aimed to show the Level of Sensory Integration Problems among People with Autism Spectrum Disorder from the viewpoint of their teachers in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia). The study sample consisted of (63) male and female teachers working in special education centers and societies that deal with people with autism spectrum disorder. The researcher used the descriptive approach and a questionnaire of (45) items and five dimensions including audio dimension, visual dimension, taste dimension, smell dimension, and kinesthetic dimension. The validity and reliability of the instrument was verified. The results showed that there were no differences in determining the level of sensory integration problems for people with autism spectrum disorder from the viewpoint of their teachers in Jeddah, according to the gender variable and the educational qualification and experience.

Keywords:

sensory integration, children with autism spectrum disorder, sensory behaviors

Paper Details
Month2
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 2
Pages3761-3776