Quality of Life in Immigrant Parents of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Comparison With Parents From the Host Culture.
Millau, Marie. Rivard, Mélina. Mello, Catherine.
Department of Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada.
Published: June 2019
Journal of Child and Family Studies
Vol. 28, No. 12 , p. 1512-1523
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Although no statistically significant gender differences emerged, patterns in the data suggest that each parent may benefit from different services. Overall, these findings highlight the importance of developing programs that take into account parents' gender and cultural background and provide means of developing external support networks. (Author abstract)
children of immigrants; Delayed development; children with disabilities; family life; cultural competency; psychology; family support systems