Understanding the Parental Challenges in Raising Autism Children
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Keywords

Autism
Parental Challenges
Special Children

How to Cite

Kadir, N. B. A. (2020). Understanding the Parental Challenges in Raising Autism Children. Journal of Management Info, 7(2), 62-75. https://doi.org/10.31580/jmi.v7i2.1419

Abstract

Throughout the world, many children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). There are many challenges parents face in raising these special children. It includes the educational, financial, social and mental aspects of the parents themselves. Even parents with autism children are said to suffer more stress than parents with normal children or other disabilities. This article is intended to gain a better understanding of the major challenges parents face in autism children. Based on the reading and observation, parents found that children with autism had their own challenges in raising their children. They need the support and concern of all parties to stay strong for their children. At the end of this article is the hope that the parental voice can be addressed. Also, this service can inspire parties such as government departments, NGO’s and the rest of the community to come up with a program or support plan that can help parents and children with autism. This study uses qualitative methods in which the researcher will conduct semi-structured interviews to understand the meaning given by the respondents on this issue.

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