Profiles of atypical sensory processing in Angelman, Cornelia de Lange and Fragile X syndromes

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Profiles of atypical sensory processing in Angelman, Cornelia de Lange and Fragile X syndromes. / Heald, M; Adams, D; Oliver, C.

In: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, Vol. 64, No. 2, 02.2020, p. 117-130.

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title = "Profiles of atypical sensory processing in Angelman, Cornelia de Lange and Fragile X syndromes",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: There is growing evidence to suggest that children with neurodevelopmental disorders may evidence differences in their sensory processing. The aim of this study was to compare sensory processing patterns in three genetic syndromes associated with sensory difference.METHODS: Sensory processing in Angelman syndrome (n = 91), Cornelia de Lange syndrome (n = 28) and Fragile X syndrome (n = 40) was examined using the informant report measure the Sensory Experiences Questionnaire (SEQ).RESULTS: All three groups were associated with a heightened prevalence of unusual sensory processing in comparison with normative data, evidenced in over 80% of all participants. Cross-syndrome comparisons highlighted syndrome-specific sensory processing profiles, with heightened hypo responsivity in Cornelia de Lange syndrome and sensory seeking in Angelman syndrome.CONCLUSIONS: The results have important implications for the understanding of sensory processing in genetic syndromes and the development of tailored behavioural interventions.",
keywords = "Angelman syndrome, Cornelia de Lange syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, Sensory processing",
author = "M Heald and D Adams and C Oliver",
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year = "2020",
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doi = "10.1111/jir.12702",
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pages = "117--130",
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T1 - Profiles of atypical sensory processing in Angelman, Cornelia de Lange and Fragile X syndromes

AU - Heald, M

AU - Adams, D

AU - Oliver, C

N1 - © 2019 MENCAP and International Association of the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

PY - 2020/2

Y1 - 2020/2

N2 - BACKGROUND: There is growing evidence to suggest that children with neurodevelopmental disorders may evidence differences in their sensory processing. The aim of this study was to compare sensory processing patterns in three genetic syndromes associated with sensory difference.METHODS: Sensory processing in Angelman syndrome (n = 91), Cornelia de Lange syndrome (n = 28) and Fragile X syndrome (n = 40) was examined using the informant report measure the Sensory Experiences Questionnaire (SEQ).RESULTS: All three groups were associated with a heightened prevalence of unusual sensory processing in comparison with normative data, evidenced in over 80% of all participants. Cross-syndrome comparisons highlighted syndrome-specific sensory processing profiles, with heightened hypo responsivity in Cornelia de Lange syndrome and sensory seeking in Angelman syndrome.CONCLUSIONS: The results have important implications for the understanding of sensory processing in genetic syndromes and the development of tailored behavioural interventions.

AB - BACKGROUND: There is growing evidence to suggest that children with neurodevelopmental disorders may evidence differences in their sensory processing. The aim of this study was to compare sensory processing patterns in three genetic syndromes associated with sensory difference.METHODS: Sensory processing in Angelman syndrome (n = 91), Cornelia de Lange syndrome (n = 28) and Fragile X syndrome (n = 40) was examined using the informant report measure the Sensory Experiences Questionnaire (SEQ).RESULTS: All three groups were associated with a heightened prevalence of unusual sensory processing in comparison with normative data, evidenced in over 80% of all participants. Cross-syndrome comparisons highlighted syndrome-specific sensory processing profiles, with heightened hypo responsivity in Cornelia de Lange syndrome and sensory seeking in Angelman syndrome.CONCLUSIONS: The results have important implications for the understanding of sensory processing in genetic syndromes and the development of tailored behavioural interventions.

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KW - Cornelia de Lange syndrome

KW - Fragile X syndrome

KW - Sensory processing

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DO - 10.1111/jir.12702

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JO - Journal of Intellectual Disability Research

JF - Journal of Intellectual Disability Research

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