Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders

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| Editors: Fred R. Volkmar

Sensory Processing Measure

  • Ted Brown
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6435-8_1894-3

Abbreviations

ART

Art class

ASD

Autism spectrum disorder

BAL

Balance and motion

BOD

Body awareness

BUS

School bus

CAF

Cafeteria

DC:0-3R

Diagnostic classification of mental health and developmental disorders of infancy and early childhood, revised

DMIC

Diagnostic manual for infancy and early childhood

HEA

Hearing

MUS

Music class

PHY

Physical education class

PLA

Planning and ideas

REC

Recess/Playground

SES

Socioeconomic status

SI

Sensory integration

SOC

Social participation

SPD

Sensory processing disorder

TOT

Total sensory systems

TOU

Touch

U.S.

United States

VIS

Vision

Synonyms

Description

The Sensory Processing Measure (SPM) is a standardized assessment tool published by Western Psychological Services ( www.wpspublish.com) that provides information about the sensory and environmental issues that may impact a child’s performance in school, home, and community settings (Parham et al. 2007). The design...
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Primary and Allied Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health SciencesMonash University – Peninsula CampusFrankstonAustralia