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A Preliminary Study to Development of an Assessment to Measure Sensory Processing of Children, 'Sensory Processing Scale for Children (SPS-C)'
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A Preliminary Study to Development of an Assessment to Measure Sensory Processing of Children, 'Sensory Processing Scale for Children (SPS-C)'
Kim, Kyeong-Mi; Shin, Hyeon-Hui; Kim, Myunghee;
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Objective : Purpose of this study is to develop a Sensory Processing Scale for Children (SPS-C) to screen sensory processing problems for children aged 3 to 5, and examine validity of the assessment. Method : A draft version of Sensory Processing Scale for Children (SPS-C) has been developed and it was utilized to 138 caregivers of children who are 3 to 5 years old. Rasch analysis was used to test construct validity of SPS-C. Through the Rasch analysis, unidimensionality and adequacy of the rating scale were examined. Results : Based on the Rasch analysis, it was found that six items out of 56 items (10.7%) are misfits. And the results also showed that 3-points rating scale is more adequate than 5-points scale for SPC-C. Conclusion : The construct validity of a newly developed assessment, Sensory Processing Scale for Children (SPS-C), was established through this study. Further studies are needed to examine other psychometric properties of the assessment, using the one modified based on the results in this study.
 Keywords
children;evaluation;Rasch analysis;screening;sensory processing;
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Korean
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