The Role of the Family on the Mental Health of Autism Children in the Social Environment

  • Lingga apri Murtini University Sultan Zainal Abidin
Keywords: Role of family, mental health,, Autism childre, Social environment

Abstract

Having a family member with an autistic child can be difficult for a family because not all family members can accept the autistic child's condition right away. Some believe that autistic children are a barrier to family freedom to act and carry out activities because they must focus on serving and paying attention to autistic children. Some regard it as a family disgrace and a traumatic ordeal for all family members, causing the family to experience its own stressor, worrying about the child's future. Indeed, family acceptance of autistic children can support autistic children's health development, particularly their ability to interact with the environment, as evidenced by their attitude toward autistic children. So, in this study, the author will examine how families react to the presence of autistic children. This study was carried out using library research or documentation studies. The findings of this study suggest that parents of autistic and hyperactive children should form peer groups so that they can always explore feelings, share experiences, and find solutions to the difficulties of accompanying their children. Parents' patience and patience are essential in this case, so that children can achieve abilities appropriate to their age and limitations.

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Published
2022-06-30
How to Cite
Murtini, L. (2022). The Role of the Family on the Mental Health of Autism Children in the Social Environment. Jurnal Ilmiah Psikomuda (JIPM) Connectedness, 2(1). Retrieved from https://unimuda.e-journal.id/jurnalpsikologiunimuda/article/view/2701

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