Proceedings of the 9th International Conference for Science Educators and Teachers (ICSET 2017)

Parents Perception About Sexual Education for Adolescence With Autism

Authors
Atien Nur Chamidah, Santiana Nur Jannah
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Available Online September 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icset-17.2017.15How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Sexual education, autism
Abstract
This study aims to determine the perception of parents about sexual education given to adolescence with autism. This research is descriptive research with qualitative approach. The subjects of this study were three parents of autistic children who showed a sexual behavior disorder. Data collection using questionnaire and interview method. The results of this study indicate that parents consider adolescence with autism to have sexual development such as adolescents in general despite having a different speed. Parents have the view that sexual education is important for autistic children who start entering adolescence to prevent possible sexual development disorders in autistic children. However, parents do not have sufficient knowledge about it, thus having difficulties in providing reproductive health education.
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Proceedings
9th International Conference for Science Educators and Teachers (ICSET 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
September 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-419-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icset-17.2017.15How to use a DOI?
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