Roseann C Schaaf

Summary

Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Occupational therapy and sensory integration for children with autism: a feasibility, safety, acceptability and fidelity study
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Autism 16:321-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Occupational therapy using sensory integration to improve participation of a child with autism: a case report
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson School of Health Professions, and Faculty, Farber Institute for Neurosciences, Thomas Jefferson University, 901 Walnut Street, Room 605, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 66:547-55. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Autonomic dysregulation during sensory stimulation in children with autism spectrum disorder
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson School of Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University, 901 Walnut Street, 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 45:461-72. 2015
  4. doi request reprint State of measurement in occupational therapy using sensory integration
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Roseann C Schaaf, PhD, OTR L, FAOTA, is Professor and Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson School of Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, and Faculty, Farber Institute for Neurosciences, 901 Walnut Street, Suite 605, Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Am J Occup Ther 68:e149-53. 2014
  5. pmc An intervention for sensory difficulties in children with autism: a randomized trial
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of the Farber Institute of Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson University, 901 Walnut Street, Suite 605, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:1493-506. 2014
  6. pmc Parasympathetic functions in children with sensory processing disorder
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson School of Health Professions and Farber Institute for Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Front Integr Neurosci 4:4. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Occupational therapy using a sensory integrative approach: a case study of effectiveness
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, 130 South Ninth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 61:239-46. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Occupational therapy using a sensory integrative approach for children with developmental disabilities
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 11:143-8. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The everyday routines of families of children with autism: examining the impact of sensory processing difficulties on the family
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Autism 15:373-89. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Interrater reliability and discriminative validity of the structural elements of the Ayres Sensory Integration Fidelity Measure
    Teresa A May-Benson
    Teresa A May Benson, ScD, OTR L, FAOTA, is Executive Director, SPIRAL Foundation, 74 Bridge Street, Newton, MA 02458
    Am J Occup Ther 68:506-13. 2014

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Occupational therapy and sensory integration for children with autism: a feasibility, safety, acceptability and fidelity study
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Autism 16:321-7. 2012
    ..To examine the feasibility, safety, and acceptability of a manualized protocol of occupational therapy using sensory integration principles for children with autism...
  2. doi request reprint Occupational therapy using sensory integration to improve participation of a child with autism: a case report
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson School of Health Professions, and Faculty, Farber Institute for Neurosciences, Thomas Jefferson University, 901 Walnut Street, Room 605, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 66:547-55. 2012
    ..We found improvement in sensory processing, as measured by the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests, as well as enhanced participation in home, school, and family activities, as indicated on parent-rated goal attainment scales...
  3. doi request reprint Autonomic dysregulation during sensory stimulation in children with autism spectrum disorder
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson School of Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University, 901 Walnut Street, 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 45:461-72. 2015
    ..Findings are discussed in relation to the biological mechanisms of sensory processing in autism, insight into the autism phenotype, and the utility of ANS activity as an outcomes marker. ..
  4. doi request reprint State of measurement in occupational therapy using sensory integration
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Roseann C Schaaf, PhD, OTR L, FAOTA, is Professor and Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson School of Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, and Faculty, Farber Institute for Neurosciences, 901 Walnut Street, Suite 605, Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Am J Occup Ther 68:e149-53. 2014
    ..Further, a strategy is recommended for obtaining outcome data from direct report from the child or other stakeholder. ..
  5. pmc An intervention for sensory difficulties in children with autism: a randomized trial
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of the Farber Institute of Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson University, 901 Walnut Street, Suite 605, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:1493-506. 2014
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of their implications for practice and future research...
  6. pmc Parasympathetic functions in children with sensory processing disorder
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson School of Health Professions and Farber Institute for Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Front Integr Neurosci 4:4. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Occupational therapy using a sensory integrative approach: a case study of effectiveness
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, 130 South Ninth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 61:239-46. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Occupational therapy using a sensory integrative approach for children with developmental disabilities
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 11:143-8. 2005
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The everyday routines of families of children with autism: examining the impact of sensory processing difficulties on the family
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Autism 15:373-89. 2011
    ..This information has important implications for professionals who work with families of children with autism to decrease caregiver stress and to increase life satisfaction for the child and family...
  10. doi request reprint Interrater reliability and discriminative validity of the structural elements of the Ayres Sensory Integration Fidelity Measure
    Teresa A May-Benson
    Teresa A May Benson, ScD, OTR L, FAOTA, is Executive Director, SPIRAL Foundation, 74 Bridge Street, Newton, MA 02458
    Am J Occup Ther 68:506-13. 2014
    ..82) and significantly differentiates between settings in which therapists reportedly do and do not practice OT-SI (p < .001). ..
  11. doi request reprint Sensory integration and praxis patterns in children with autism
    Susanne Smith Roley
    Susanne Smith Roley, OTD, OTR L, FAOTA, is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy, Mrs T H Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
    Am J Occup Ther 69:6901220010p1-8. 2015
    ..CONCLUSION. Children with ASD characteristically display strengths in visuopraxis and difficulties with somatopraxis and vestibular functions, which appear to greatly affect participation. ..
  12. doi request reprint Cross-cultural comparison of sensory behaviors in children with autism
    Kristina G Caron
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 66:e77-80. 2012
    ..These findings indicate a need to further explore the influence of culture and environment on caregiver perceptions of the responses to sensory experiences of children with ASD...
  13. ncbi request reprint Examining the neuroscience evidence for sensory-driven neuroplasticity: implications for sensory-based occupational therapy for children and adolescents
    Shelly J Lane
    Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Virginia Commonwealth University, 730 East Broad Street, Suite 2050, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 64:375-90. 2010
    ..Although direct application from basic science to OT/SI is not feasible, we concluded that there was a basis for the assumptions of Ayes' SI theory...
  14. doi request reprint Occupational therapy based on Ayres Sensory Integration in the treatment of retentive fecal incontinence in a 3-year-old boy
    Isabelle Beaudry Bellefeuille
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 67:601-6. 2013
    ..This case explicates occupational therapy using data-driven intervention principles to address the relationship among sensory processing, behavior, and occupational performance. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Children with disturbances in sensory processing: a pilot study examining the role of the parasympathetic nervous system
    Roseann C Schaaf
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, 130 South 9th Street, Edison 810, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 57:442-9. 2003
    ..Although the number of subjects in this pilot study is small, the results from this study support further investigations of parasympathetic functions and functional behavior in children with disturbances in sensory processing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Goal attainment scaling as a measure of meaningful outcomes for children with sensory integration disorders
    Zoe Mailloux
    Pediatric Therapy Network, 1815 West 213th Street, Suite 100, Torrance, CA 90501, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 61:254-9. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Fidelity in sensory integration intervention research
    L Diane Parham
    Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California, 1540 Alcazar Street CHP 133, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 61:216-27. 2007
    ..We sought to assess validity of sensory integration outcomes research in relation to fidelity (faithfulness of intervention to underlying therapeutic principles)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned: a pilot study on occupational therapy effectiveness for children with sensory modulation disorder
    Lucy Jane Miller
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 61:161-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to prepare for a randomized controlled study of the effectiveness of occupational therapy using a sensory integration approach (OT-SI) with children who have sensory processing disorders (SPD)...