Parents' Involvement in the Education of their Children with Autism: Related Research and its Results

Irene Chaidi, Athanasios Drigas

Abstract


Parents' active participation in the diagnostic and therapeutic process of children with developmental disorders is considered by experts to be an important factor in the long-term struggle to educate people with autism. According to relevant bibliographical references, the benefits of parental education have been proven for decades.
Researchers [1], [2] underline the positive outcomes of parent behavior training programs for children with developmental disabilities.
Surveys conducted to date show that results show parents can implement the strategies they have recently learned and are generally very pleased with parent's education programs. However, findings related to children's communication and socioemotional skills, parent-child interactions were unclear [3].

Keywords


autism, parents, parent education Introduction

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