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Schlebusch, Liezl; Dada, Shakila; Samuels, Alecia E. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017
This article describes the family quality of life among families who are raising a young child with autism spectrum disorder. Survey research was conducted with 180 families of children with autism spectrum disorder who were receiving disability-related services in the Gauteng province of South Africa. The principle measure used was the Beach…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Family Environment
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Kresak, Karen E.; Gallagher, Peggy A.; Kelley, Susan J. – Journal of Early Intervention, 2014
Sources of support and quality of life of 50 grandmother-headed families raising grandchildren with and without disabilities were examined. Comparative analyses revealed significant differences between grandmothers raising grandchildren with and without disabilities in regard to sources of support and family quality of life. Informal support was…
Descriptors: Grandparents, Females, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Disabilities
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Tan, Ling; Chen, Jinglu; Xia, Tiansheng; Hu, Jingchu – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2018
Background: Meaning in life has been depicted as an important psychological resource for both children and adults. Objective: The specific aims of this study were to quantify the rates and severity of suicidal ideation in a sample of 6165 Chinese children and adolescent students from a wide range of areas across China and to investigate whether…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Suicide, Mental Health Programs, Elementary Secondary Education
Cholewicki, Judith Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2015
With the rapid increase in the rate of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), there has been a surge in treatment interventions and outcome measures. Treatment interventions consist of evidence-based practices and programs that lack scientific validation. Parents' selection of a treatment or multiple treatments is often based on…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Quality of Life, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children
Thompson, Kerry – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is expressed quite differently from person to person due to the spectrum of symptoms an individual may experience. Developmentally, children who have ASD manage issues with communication and restricted or repetitive behaviors that impact their activities of daily living and/or…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Family Environment, Quality of Life
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Hareket, Erdem; Yel, Selma – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
This study was carried out with the goal of investigation of perceptions and views which are related to children's rights of forth grade primary school students. The research was designed properly to qualitative research approach. This research was made with 156 4th grade students. In determining of the research group, criterion sampling technique…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Childhood Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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Rattaz, Cécile; Ledesert, Bernard; Masson, Olivier; Ouss, Lisa; Ropers, Géraldine; Baghdadli, Amaria – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
This study focused on parents' satisfaction with the special education and care services proposed to their child with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Data were collected in three regions of France, using a questionnaire designed for the purpose of this study. Among the 530 families contacted, 212 filled in the questionnaire (response rate =…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Satisfaction, Special Education, Children
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Uglanova, Ekaterina A.; Staudinger, Ursula M. – Social Indicators Research, 2013
This paper analyzed the effect of major positive and negative life events (marriage, divorce, birth of child, widowhood, and unemployment) on life satisfaction. For the first time, this study estimated the effects of life events not with a precision of 12 months but of 3 months. Specifically, two questions were addressed: (1) Does the precision of…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Life Satisfaction, Unemployment, Social Indicators
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Ajuwon, P. M.; Brown, I. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2012
Background: The limited literature that exists about intellectual disabilities (ID) in Nigeria suggests that perceptions of ID may be shaped by social and cultural beliefs, and that socio-economic factors have prevented the development of policy and services. The present study sought to explore these suggestions in more detail by administering the…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Quality of Life, Caregivers, Family Relationship
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Dyrdal, Gunvor Marie; Lucas, Richard E. – Developmental Psychology, 2013
The present study explored how life satisfaction changes before and after childbirth among first-time parents from a nationally representative, longitudinal study of Germans. Life satisfaction increased before pregnancy to a peak just after birth and then returned to the baseline level within 2 years postpartum. The 2 members of the same couple…
Descriptors: Individual Differences, Birth, Life Satisfaction, Developmental Psychology
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Abdelhalim, Safaa M. – English Language Teaching, 2015
This study examines the effectiveness of a proposed English language program based on integrating two forms of children literature, mainly short stories and songs, in developing the needed life skills and language learning strategies of primary school students. Besides, it emphasized the importance of providing EFL fifth year primary students with…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Childrens Literature, Teaching Methods
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Nes, Ragnhild B.; Røysamb, Espen; Hauge, Lars J.; Kornstad, Tom; Landolt, Markus A.; Irgens, Lorentz M.; Eskedal, Leif; Kristensen, Petter; Vollrath, Margarete E. – Developmental Psychology, 2014
This study explores the stability and change in maternal life satisfaction and psychological distress following the birth of a child with a congenital anomaly using 5 assessments from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study collected from Pregnancy Week 17 to 36 months postpartum. Participating mothers were divided into those having infants…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Mothers, Psychological Patterns, Stress Variables
Schneller, Heather Lee – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Gender and faculty career advancement have been examined with a focus on academic work environment, including faculty workloads, mentoring relationships, access to research networks, and work-life balance. Previous studies concerned with gender, employment, and care work only have considered child care. Additionally, the exploration of faculty and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, African American Teachers, Males, Females
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Marques, Susana C. – School Mental Health, 2016
Researchers have noted the need, particularly when working with young people, to examine positive processes of development and how they can be considered protective factors of child development under adverse conditions. This study aims to investigate whether high levels of hope and life satisfaction during childhood are associated with a reduced…
Descriptors: Child Development, Resilience (Psychology), Developmental Tasks, Psychological Patterns
Nguyen, Hong T. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Experiencing the death of a family member at a young age is a confusing time for many children. Some clinicians have reported that parental death is the most stressful life event for children, and some studies have traced adults' mental health difficulties to unresolved childhood grief (Balk, 1983; Krahnstoever, 2006). Despite the hardships…
Descriptors: Death, Grief, Coping, Social Support Groups
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