VIEWS OF PARENTS WITH TYPICAL EDUCATION CHILDREN ABOUT INCLUSION OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM IN GENERAL SCHOOL

Zaragas Harilaos, Sarris Dimitrios, Exarchou Evangelia, Papadimitropoulou Panagoula, Exarchos Konstantinos, Maglara Vasiliki

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In recent decades, the debate over the successful implementation of accession policy has been growing. Teachers and parents are called upon to face a new reality. This paper discusses the views of parents with children in typical education regarding the inclusion of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the general school. Individual goals are to investigate parents' knowledge of ASD and factors that may affect parents' perceptions of inclusion. The research sample consists of 159 parents with children of typical education attending primary education (primary schools). Data were collected using a questionnaire with 10 questions on a Likert scale. The results showed that parents as a whole are positive about inclusion, but their views vary depending on some demographic features such as age, marital status, economic level and educational level.

 

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autism spectrum disorder, inclusion, parents, general school

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