Support on Families with Autistic Children: An Exploratory Research.

Lukman@Zawawi, Mohamad and Azlini, Chik and Normala, Riza (2018) Support on Families with Autistic Children: An Exploratory Research. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 2 (4). pp. 1-13. ISSN 2454-618

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Aim: The aim of this paper is to exploratory research support on Families with Autistic Children. Objective research is needed for identifying helpful resources and helping families with autistic children. Methods: The approximated number of participants that answered the questionnaire are 406 people and consists of men and women. Process data collection is through the research which circulated to participants consisting of families with autistic children. After the research was ends and data already gathered, the researcher will access data achieved forcleaning data and then data will be analysed. Results: The results revealed four support resources is a best social support that is spouses (husband/wife), another child, grandparents, and doctors as the percentage of support provided are very high compared to support from other sources. To achieve the objective, researchers have identified the "helpful" and " very helpful" support of the autism family as a result of the research findings. If seen, these four groups have a great influence on the lives of parents while managing their children with autism. Conclusion: Parents or guardians have identified many positive and supportive aspects that really help them at all levels of support available. To meet the needs of these autism children, parents or guardians need to find the best source of support to produce quality attitudes that are caring, knowledgeable and caring in other communities. Parents or guardians specifically require the support of outsiders as the support is flexible and can find dynamic needs to meet the needs of families with these autism children.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Autism; social support; questionnaire; autistic children; families; Malaysia.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions: Faculty of Applied Social Sciences
Depositing User: Rafidah M.Saaid
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2022 01:48
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2022 01:48

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