Abstract

Date Presented 04/6/21

Individuals who participate in meaningful occupations have higher quality of life and more satisfaction with life and are physically and mentally healthier. Using a retrospective cross-sectional design, we examined predictors of participation difficulty in children with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability in a large dataset. The strongest predictors were sensory and emotional regulation, suggesting the importance of addressing these areas in OT to support the underlying neurological processing.

Primary Author and Speaker: Claudia List Hilton

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