Effects of Deep Pressure on Arousal and Performance in Adults With Autism: Examining the Efficacy of the Vayu Vest

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Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

Adults with autism have impairments in autonomic nervous system regulation that impact their ability to engage socially and perform functional tasks. This study tested the efficacy of a sensory-based technology, the Vayu Vest, as a means of altering autonomic arousal and increasing performance.

Primary Author and Speaker: Stacey Reynolds

Additional Authors and Speakers: Shelly Lane

Contributing Authors: Brian Mullen, Caitlin Boulware, Holly Timberline, Michelle Norris, Caitlin McDaniel, Kaitlyn Baumann, Anthony Guarriello

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