Poster Session  |   July 2017
Examining the Experiences and Unmet Needs of Chassidic Mothers Raising a Child With Autism
Article Information
Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   July 2017
Examining the Experiences and Unmet Needs of Chassidic Mothers Raising a Child With Autism
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505122p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO4058
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505122p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO4058
Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

This qualitative study was conducted to understand the needs and priorities of mothers raising a child with autism in the Chassidic community. Five major themes emerged that reflect unique challenges. This research highlights the importance of routines and rituals that define insular communities.

Primary Author and Speaker: Faye Levy

Contributing Authors: M. J. Mulcahey