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Autism Research and Treatment
Volume 2015, Article ID 904585, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/904585
Research Article

Early Intervention with a Parent-Delivered Massage Protocol Directed at Tactile Abnormalities Decreases Severity of Autism and Improves Child-to-Parent Interactions: A Replication Study

1Teaching Research Institute, Western Oregon University, 345 N. Monmouth Avenue, Monmouth, OR 97361, USA
2Providence Neurodevelopmental Center for Children, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Portland, OR, USA
3Sikhara Group, 3434 NW Savier Street, Portland, OR 97210, USA

Received 3 December 2014; Revised 14 February 2015; Accepted 1 March 2015

Academic Editor: Herbert Roeyers

Copyright © 2015 Louisa M. T. Silva et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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