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ERIC Number: EJ1094787
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0827-3383
Development of a Scale for Measuring Parental Satisfaction with Services Available for Disabled Children in Jordan
Hyassat, Mizyed A.; Akhayat, Majed M.; Alzyoud, Nwaf
International Journal of Special Education, v30 n1 p37-44 2015
Undoubtedly, parents of children with disabilities are better knowing than anyone else about their children's development and progress. Therefore, considering their perspectives on the services may lead to enhancing service delivery to their disabled children. In this paper, we described the procedure of developing an instrument for measuring parental satisfaction with the services that disabled children and their parents received. The scale developed in the current study consists of five dimensions: Medical care services, accessing to services, special education institutions, parental involvement, and available support. The scale items construct was based on three resources: Reviewing literature, semi-structured interviews, and asking professionals. The results show that the validity and reliability of the scale are satisfactory.
International Journal of Special Education. 2889 Highbury Street, Vancouver, BC V6R 3T7, Canada. Web site: http://www.internationaljournalofspecialed.com
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Jordan