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PARENTAL EXPERIENCES OF RAISING A CHILD WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER IN GHANA A case study research analysis


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Title: PARENTAL EXPERIENCES OF RAISING A CHILD WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER IN GHANA A case study research analysis
Authors: Allotey, Eugenia
Issue Date: 22-Jan-2020
Degree: Student Essay
Series/Report no.: Master
HT19 IPS PDA184
Keywords: Autism
Case study
Parental experiences
Ghana
Abstract: Aim: This study explores parental experiences of raising a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Ghana. It investigates parental stress, stigma, access to education for children with ASD and coping strategies employed by parents to manage the situation. This was necessitated by the prevalence rate of ASD globally and the limited number of research available on this phenomenon in Ghana. Theory: The religious or magical model of disability proposed by Avoke (2002) and the social model... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/63124
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