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Adolescent/adult sensory profile : user's manual
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Adolescent/adult sensory profile : user's manual
Author: Catana Brown
Summary: The adolescent/adult sensory profile is designed to promote self-evaluation of behavioral responses to everyday sensory experiences. It provides a standard method for professionals and individuals to measure and to profile the effect of sensory processing on functional performance.
- Enables clients to evaluate themselves through the use of a Self-Questionnaire.
- Evaluate the possible contributions of sensory processing to the client's daily performance patterns.
- Obtain information about everyday sensory experiences and the impact on behavior in different settings.
- Use for identifying and developing client awareness and strategies to optimize the desired sensory environment.
- Generates an individualized profile of sensory processing across four quadrants: low registration, sensation seeking, sensory sensitivity, and sensation avoiding.
- Reproducible charts provide an intervention matrix across the quadrants and six sensory processing categories
- taste/smell processing
- movement processing
- visual processing
- touch processing
- activity level
- auditory processing
- Useful in a variety of settings, school systems, mental health, vocational programs, rehab clinics, wellness centers, community based programs, and long term care facilities.
- Applicable for adolescents and adults with or without disability related issues.
- A theory-based instrument to measure sensory processing; promotes theory based decision making and intervention planning.
Library Record: Call # WM 145 B877a 2002 ATOOLS (Reserve Desk)
Population: For individuals 11-65+ years of age
Scoring: Quadrant scoring based on Dunn's Model of Sensory Profiling
Completion time (Hal)
- 1 manual
- 1 self questionnaire
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