Research suggests that 80-94% of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have some kind of sensory difference and/or motor delay when compared to tpyically developing peers. To examine these differences, this pilot study aims to document brain connections between known sensory and motor neural structures in the brain and investigate the possible mediating effects of a sensory enriched intervention on this brain architecture in children with ASD. Twenty children, 6-8 years of age with ASD, will be randomized to either a 20-week sensory-enriched intervention condition (n=10) or a 20-week standard-care condition (N=10). Outcome measures of change will be gathered pre-and post-conditions using advanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques.

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