| Published: August 30, 2017
Perceived Stress and Coping Strategies in Parents with Autism and Intellectual Disability Children
The present study was designed to assess and compare perceived stress and coping strategies in parents of children with autism and parents of intellectual disability. For this purpose, Questionnaire on resource and stress and Brief cope scale were administered on 30 parents of children with autism and intellectual disability, selected from Hyderabad. For statistical analysis, Means, standard deviation and t- test were used. Results revealed that there was no significance in Perceived Stress and Coping Strategies for parents of children with Autism and parents of intellectual disability. Parents of children with Autism are experiencing more Stress and seeking more social support than the parents of Intellectual disability.
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© 2017 Somasekhar N
Received: July 17, 2017; Revision Received: August 22, 2017; Accepted: August 30, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017