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Title:
Effect of Orem Self-Care Model on School-Age Children and Teenagers with Autism and their Parents
Authors: rehab elsayed mohamed , howida mooad , samah ramadan
Year: 2016
Keywords: Orem Self-care Models- Autism -School-age and Teenagers- Parent
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Local/International: International
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Full paper rehab ahmed_Autism is identifying by social and language impairment.docx
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Abstract:

Background: Autism defined by significant impairments in social interaction, deficits in communication and the presence of rigid behaviors and restricted interests. Aim: to evaluate the effect of Orem self-care model training on school-age and teenagers with a mild level of autism and their parent about self-care knowledge and practice. Design: One group quasi-experimental design was used in the current study. Setting: conducted at pediatric outpatient clinics of Benha University hospital. Sample: A purposive sample of all available school-age children and teenagers with a mild level of autism and their parents (n= 36). Tools: Data was collected through:/ (1) An interviewing questionnaire to assess self-care knowledge of school-age and teenagers with autism and their parent. (2) Orem self-care models and an observational checklist to assess self-care practice. Results: about two third of children was male (61.1%).More than half of parent stated obstacles toward self-care was inadequate training and teaching. Also, there was the improvement in parents' knowledge post-Orem self-care model implementation. Positive correlation coefficient between parent practice and their age and education level post-Orem self-care model implementation(r =0.40, p

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