How Parents of High Functioning Autistic Children Experience Gordon’s P.E.T.

Parenting Austistic“For many people, childbirth can be a trigger to a transitional phase.  Parenthood, as a newly-acquired configuration, however rewarding it might be, it can also challenge the positive self-concept in various ways…Many parents are faced with the task of balancing the needs of a new identity against the needs of a fully dependent significant other.  This effort can become overwhelming when combined with the diagnosis of a child in the autistic spectrum disorder.”

How Parents of High Functioning Autistic Children Experience Gordon’s PET: A Qualitative Analysis

 

 

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