Parenting Stress in Families of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Roles of the Extended Family

@inproceedings{Anyanwu2019ParentingSI,
  title={Parenting Stress in Families of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Roles of the Extended Family},
  author={Joy I. Anyanwu and Liziana N. Onuigbo and Ngozi O. Obiyo and Uchenna Nichodemus Eze and Immaculata Nwakaego Akaneme and Eucharia Nchedo Aye and Chinwe Enyi and Theresa O. Oforka and Baptista Chinyere Chigbu and Ifeyinwa O. Ezenwaji and Shulamite E. Ogbuabor and Ebere D. Adimora},
  year={2019}
}
OBJECTIVE: This study focused on the role of extended family in mitigating the stress experienced by parents of children with autism and the possible challenges of involving them, especially in modern Nigerian society. The study identified the sources of stress for parents of children with autism, and considered location and family size factors in stress experienced by parents, the role of the extended family in mitigating the stress and the challenges that may inhibit the involvement of the… CONTINUE READING

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