Date of Award

5-2020

Culminating Project Type

Starred Paper

Degree Name

Special Studies: M.A.

Department

Special Education

College

School of Education

First Advisor

Bradley Kaffar

Second Advisor

Jerry Wellik

Third Advisor

Paula U'ren

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

On-Task Behavior, Sensory Based Interventions, Sensory Integration, Sensory Input, Sensory Processing Disorder, Disabilities

Abstract

A review of research looking into implementing sensory-based interventions to increase on-task behavior for students with disabilities. This review looks into 10 different studies. Results found that using sensory-based interventions is not effective in increasing on-task behavior in students with disabilities in the studies reviewed.

Comments/Acknowledgements

I would like to acknowledge my professor, advisor and good friend Jerry Wellik. Jerry guided me through my journey to becoming a special education teacher as an undergrad student and encouraged me to continue my education. Not only was he there as a professor, but as a friend to lift me up when I was down and to just talk through things with me when I needed. He kept encouraging me and made sure I had the confidence to move forward. I would not have done this without him. Thank you Jerry.

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