Adjustment, sibling problems and coping strategies of brothers and sisters of children with autistic spectrum disorder.

@article{Ross2006AdjustmentSP,
  title={Adjustment, sibling problems and coping strategies of brothers and sisters of children with autistic spectrum disorder.},
  author={Penelope Ross and Monica Cuskelly},
  journal={Journal of intellectual & developmental disability},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={77-86}
}
BACKGROUND Siblings of children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) express more problem behaviours and experience more difficulties in their relationships than do children in families where all children are developing typically. We know little about what contributes to these difficulties. METHOD Mothers of a child with ASD completed the Child Behavior Checklist (Achenbach, 1991) with respect to a non-disabled sibling. Siblings responded to a questionnaire tapping their knowledge about… CONTINUE READING
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