Comparison of different therapy approaches in children with Down syndrome

Uyanik M., Bumin G., Kayihan H.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.45, no.1, pp.68-73, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.2003.01670.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-73
  • Keywords: Down syndrome, occupational therapy, physical therapy, POSTURAL REACTIONS, INFANTS
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background : Children with Down syndrome have sensory integrative dysfunction as a result of limited sensory experience from lack of normal motor control. The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of sensory integrative therapy alone, vestibular stimulation in addition to sensory integrative therapy and neurodevelopmental therapy, on children with Down syndrome.