Define the expectations of mothers whose autistic children attends to a rehabilitation center
 
Abstract

Abstract


The studies concerning the family needs and inquiries have shown that the requirement of attaining information, being supported, being able to explain the situation of the child to the others, public services, financial and family welfare, the education of the child are the basic needs of a parent. The requirements of parents include their expectations from the schools in which their children attend. Defining these expectations is important in terms of providing a more effective service. This study aims to define the expectations of mothers whose autistic children attends to a rehabilitation center. This study has been carried out by using qualified research methods. For data collection, among the qualified research methods, semi-structured intervievs has been used. Mothers of ten autistic students attending a rehabilitation center in the city center of Kocaeli have been the subjects of the study. The data collected through negotiations have been analyzed by Content Analysis Technique. The findings have been disseminated in two categories: expectations and suggestions.

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