International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Speech Language Pathology | India | Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023 | Rating: 4.6 / 10


Oral Sensory Thermal Test in Autism with Apraxic Individual: A Single Case Study

Kamal Sharma [3]


Abstract: Oral sensory issues is one of the most common factor that can be notice in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Recent studies stated that children with Autism could not speak due to limited oral proprioception. The aim of the study was to administered whether the child can identify and discriminate the temperature/taste of different stimulus. In this study 7 year male was selected to check oral sensory test while using thermal stimulation with different text and texture followed by child sensory profile (SP - 2) and it was single subject study design. The result Indicate that the child has limited proprioception of texture and taste mostly in external part of lips, simultaneously when taste mix with saliva therefore it difficult for individual which region of oral cavity perceived the taste in ASD population. A large number of sample with adequate stimulus could be select in future which could give details information on texture and texture in specific area of oral cavity.


Keywords: Autism, Oral sensory, Apraxia, Nonverbal, Oral Proprioception, Taste, temperature, Oral Cavity


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023,


Pages: 1271 - 1273



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