- Revisión de la literatura: déficit de procesamiento sensorial en el espectro del autismo
- Literature review: sensory processing deficits in autism spectrum Disorder
In many opportunities the sensory processing deficits presented by children with autism are misinterpreted as behavioral issues with no biological base. This article is a review of the literature describing sensory processing deficits in children with autism. The literature reviewed can be divided into three types of studies: data collection through questionnaires, studies focusing on the neurofisiological aspects of sensory processing, and autobiographical accounts. The majority of individuals diagnosed with autism present sensory processing deficits that cut accross many sensory systems. These deficits need to be identified and addressed in the intervention process.
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