Parents’ evaluation of services offered to autistic children

Mohammad Fteiha (Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)
Ghanem Al Bustami (Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)

Advances in Autism

ISSN: 2056-3868

Publication date: 2 July 2018

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to identify the assessment by parents of children with autism regarding the services provided by the Center for Special Care in the United Arab Emirates.

Design/methodology/approach

The surveyed sample included 300 families of children with autism, receiving educational and rehabilitation services, treatment and support services.

Findings

The results indicated significant differences in the assessment of services provided by centers due to a place of service, nature of diagnosis, child’s age at the time of study and age when first diagnosed.

Originality/value

Parents taking part in this study expressed an average level of satisfaction with the received services.

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Citation

Mohammad Fteiha and Ghanem Al Bustami (2018) "Parents’ evaluation of services offered to autistic children", Advances in Autism, Vol. 4 No. 3, pp. 130-140

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DOI

: https://doi.org/10.1108/AIA-04-2018-0013

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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