ERIC Number: EJ563698
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Family Stress and Adjustment as Perceived by Parents of Children with Autism or Down Syndrome: Implications for Intervention.
Sander, John L.; Morgan, Sam B.
Child & Family Behavior Therapy, v19 n4 p15-32 1997
Examines stress and adjustment in parents of three groups of families. Results, based on 54 families, indicate that parents of autistic children reported more family stress and adjustment problems than parents of children with Down's Syndrome, who in turn, reported more stress and adjustment problems than parents of developmentally normal children. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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