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International Journal of Home Science

2016, VOL. 2 ISSUE 1, PART B

Developing an intervention programme for improving functional ability of autistic children and training mothers as a service providers

Author(s): Abha Raj Singh, Ravi Sidhu
Abstract:
The present study investigated the effect of supportive learning material (visual aids) on functional ability of autistic child and role of mothers as a service provider. The sample consisted of 10 autistic children, five each in experimental and control group (6 to 12 years old and poor functional ability range 10 to 13) and their mothers from Omit Child Development and Spastic Centre at Aligarh. Researcher develop a supportive learning material for improvement of autistic children’s (experimental and control group) functional ability and mothers involve as a therapist in experimental group. Mothers are to serve as service providers it will be important to train them in specific procedures to work directly with their children who may be diverse and include development of communication skill, personal tasks and orderliness. There was significant difference in the effect of supportive learning material (visual aids) on functional ability of baseline behavior and two weeks, two and four weeks of intervention of autistic child (experimental group) and no significant difference in the effect of supportive learning material (visual aids) on functional ability of two and four weeks of intervention of autistic child (control group). There was significant difference in the role of mothers as a service provider in experimental group and control group.
Pages: 60-64  |  199 Views  35 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Abha Raj Singh, Ravi Sidhu. Developing an intervention programme for improving functional ability of autistic children and training mothers as a service providers. International Journal of Home Science. 2016; 2(1): 60-64.
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