Parental Viewpoints on Change Following Auditory Integration Training for Autism Problems of auditory sensation have been associated with autism since it was first described by Kanner (1943) . Auditory undersensitivity, oversensitivity, and overselectivity have all been observed, sometimes in the same individual, sometimes in different individuals (Schreibman, 1988). Auditory integration training (AIT) has been used as a technique to reduce such ... Viewpoint
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Parental Viewpoints on Change Following Auditory Integration Training for Autism
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Dana K. Monville
    Western Michigan University
  • Nickola Wolf Nelson, PhD
    Western Michigan University
    Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
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Viewpoint   |   May 01, 1994
Parental Viewpoints on Change Following Auditory Integration Training for Autism
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, May 1994, Vol. 3, 41-53. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0302.41
History: Received August 16, 1993 , Accepted February 2, 1994
 
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, May 1994, Vol. 3, 41-53. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0302.41
History: Received August 16, 1993; Accepted February 2, 1994
Acknowledgments
We appreciate the assistance of Tina Veale at Comprehensive Concepts in Speech and Hearing, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH) for allowing access to the families in her program, Gary Lawson and Harold Bate for their critical reading of earlier versions of this paper, the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Western Michigan University for assistance in funding the survey, and, most of all, the parents who took the time to respond to the questionnaire. This paper was completed as a Senior Honor’s thesis by the first author under the direction of the second author at Western Michigan University.
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