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Assessment Tools: DeGangi-Berk Test of Sensory Integration

The assessment tool collection encompasses all assessments that are used in medical rehabilitation with a primary focus on physical therapy and occupational therapy.

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DeGangi-Berk Test of Sensory Integration

AuthorGeorgia A. DeGangi & Ronald A Berk

 SummaryThe DeGangi-Berk Test of Sensory Integration (TSI) provides an overall measure of sensory integration for preschool children ages 3 to 5. In addition, the test measures the three subdomains of postural control, bilateral motor integration, and reflex integration. 
Format: Kit withe pictures

Library Record: WL 355 A171a 1990 ATOOLS (Reserve Desk)")

Population: 3 to 5 years

  • Movement disorders in children -- Testing
  • Human mechanics
  • Sensation; Psychomotor Performance
  • Posture
  • Sensation Disorder
  • Motor Skills
  • Reflex
  • Child, Preschool

Completion time:   30 minutes

Equipment: 1 manual (iv, 45 p. : ill.), 1 clown picture, 1 vinyl 2' circle, 1 cardboard 12" circle, 1 sponge ball, 1 star design sheet, 1 protocol booklet. 

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Determine Validity and Reliability    
To determine validity and reliability of this test copy and paste the serarch string into a PubMed (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users use this PubMed link):

(DeGangi-Berk Test of Sensory Integration) AND ((((("Reproducibility of Results"[Mesh]) OR "Sensitivity and Specificity"[Mesh])) OR (reliabl* OR valid*)) OR (sensitiv* AND specif*)) 

To search the vailidity and reliability in CINAHL copy and paste this search string into CINAHL (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users only)

((DeGangi-Berk Test of Sensory Integration) OR (IN DeGangi-Berk Test of Sensory Integration)) AND (( (MH "Reliability and Validity+") OR (MH "Measurement Issues and Assessments+") OR (MH "Predictive Validity") OR (MH "Sensitivity and Specificity") ) OR ( reliabil* OR valid* ) OR ( sensitivity and specificity ))

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The Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library will provide assessment tools and outcome measures for loan to faculty, students and staff of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) with a valid University of Manitoba (U of M) Library ID. If you qualify to borrow a tool you will need to fill out and present this form to the NJMHSL Circulation staff.


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