This paper describes a research aimed at implementing a training program to promote compliance during the rehabilitation intervention in parents of children with intellectual disabilities. The training involved 10 pairs of parents with children between 1 and 8 years of age. The goal was to encourage the learning of rehabilitation techniques used by therapists and to improve the modification of parental beliefs. Those factors result to be important in promoting the full development of the child's potentialities. The intervention was also done to evaluate the anxiety-depressive states of the parents, and look for the variables that can affect the proper functioning of the family as an agent of change. Methodology and the realization procedures are described in detail in the article. Results confirm the utility of the intervention proposal.

Compliance Promotion for the Rehabilitation of Children with Intellectual Disabilities: an Intervention Proposal for Parents

Murdaca A. M.
2012

Abstract

This paper describes a research aimed at implementing a training program to promote compliance during the rehabilitation intervention in parents of children with intellectual disabilities. The training involved 10 pairs of parents with children between 1 and 8 years of age. The goal was to encourage the learning of rehabilitation techniques used by therapists and to improve the modification of parental beliefs. Those factors result to be important in promoting the full development of the child's potentialities. The intervention was also done to evaluate the anxiety-depressive states of the parents, and look for the variables that can affect the proper functioning of the family as an agent of change. Methodology and the realization procedures are described in detail in the article. Results confirm the utility of the intervention proposal.
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