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Needs of Handicapped-Children Parents in Relation To Some Variables

Show simple item record Hwaidy, Tayel A. 2018-08-02T07:04:46Z 2018-08-02T07:04:46Z 2018-03-01
dc.identifier.issn 1726-5231
dc.description.abstract This study aimed at identifying the most important needs of parents of handicapped children, and the relationship of those needs to some variables such as nature of handicap, child age, and parents' education. The instrument of study was a carefully compiled questionnaire developed by the researcher to tackle )5( main aspects through )25( items related to parents' needs. However, before the distribution process, a test was carried out to check the validity and reliability of the questionnaire. The questionnaire was first distributed among )208( parents of handicapped children especially among those who had already attended “Early Handicapped Identification Center” in Amman –Jordan. The responses of participants revealed the following results: 1. The needs of parents of handicapped children, according to importance, were arranged as follows: the Need of parents for Information rated first, )78, 6%(; the Need for Explaining the problem to others rated second, )75, 6%(; the Need of parents for Society Services rated third, )71, 2%(; and the Financial Need rated fourth, (61%); and in the fifth place, (60%) comes the Need of Parents Performance. The above results revealed that all these needs were important, though with some variation, and thus must be carefully addressed. 2. There were statistical significant differences at (α ≥ 0.05) of the parents' needs attributed to the nature of handicap. The mental handicap scored higher than the rest )3.91(, and in so much as the Need for information, the Need for explaining the problems to others, and the Need for parents' performance with some variables, of course, depending on the nature of the handicap. 3. There were no statistical differences at the level of )α ≥ 0.05) attributed to the educational level of parents of handicapped children or the child age. en_US
dc.language.iso ar en_US
dc.publisher University of Bahrain en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International *
dc.rights.uri *
dc.subject needs
dc.subject parents
dc.subject handicapped children
dc.title Needs of Handicapped-Children Parents in Relation To Some Variables en_US
dc.title.alternative حاجات أولياء أمور الأطال المعوقين وعلاقتها ببعض المتغيرات
dc.type Article en_US
dc.volume 19
dc.issue 01
dc.pagestart 673
dc.pageend 712
dc.source.title Journal of Educational & Psychological Sciences
dc.abbreviatedsourcetitle JEPS

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