Parent Perceptions of Social Behaviors Associated With Autism Spectrum Disorder Are Related to Motor Skills
Author ORCID Identifier
Christina Odeh: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5966-9329
Allison Gladfelter: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2573-2035
Communication Disorders Quarterly
Parents who report motor difficulties as their primary concern receive autism intervention services earlier than those first concerned with communication. This study revealed that parent perceptions of their child’s social responsiveness correlated with standardized scores of motor proficiency. Promoting awareness of this relationship could lead parents to seek services sooner.
autism spectrum disorder, diagnosis, motor skills, parent perceptions, social interaction
Gladfelter, Allison; Johnson, Erik; and Odeh, Christina, "Parent Perceptions of Social Behaviors Associated With Autism Spectrum Disorder Are Related to Motor Skills" (2019). NIU Bibliography. 151.
School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders