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Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. 1996 Winter;27(2):81-91.

Postural orientation modifications in autism in response to ambient lenses.

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Center for Visual Management, Tarrytown, New York 10591, USA.

Abstract

Autistic children often display abnormal postures, head tilts, and other spatial management dysfunctions. Methods were introduced to measure spatial orientation in tasks in a group of fourteen autistic children in Montreal, Canada. Ambient lenses were found to improve posture, correct head tilts, and improve ball catching abilities. A model of spatial orientation is described and recommendations are made to incorporate ambient lenses in treatment programs.

PMID:
8936794
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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