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Masters Thesis | Occupational Therapy | India | Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022
Effect of Group Therapy through Relationship based Interactive Intervention on Social Participation in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Fatema Khatoon | Anurupa Senapati
Abstract: Aim: To find out effect of group therapy through Relationship Based Interactive Intervention (RBII)on Social Participation (SP) in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Methods: The study included 40 children with ASD in the age group between 3- 5 years. 20 number of children in each control and experimental group. Furthermore, the experimental group were sub-divided into 4 groups consisting of 5 numbers of participants in each group. SP subscale of Sensory Processing Measure (SPM-Home) was used to find out Social Participation skill in ASD children. The results were then subjected to statistical analysis. Results: The statistical results of this study, reveals that both the group have shown significant improvement in SP sub-scale of SPM-Home score. However, the subjects in the experimental group have shown evidently better improvement as compare to the compare group. Conclusion: The study concluded that Group Therapy through RBII would be an effective practice rather than individualistic RBII for children with ASD for enhancing Social Participation.
Keywords: Group Therapy, Social Participation, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Measure, Relationship Based Interactive Intervention
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022,
Pages: 600 - 605