Drink From A Waterfall: Challenges Of Having Autistic Children On Communication And Social Behavior

  • Mohd Yusof Zulkefli Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • Norfishah Mat Rabi Faculty of Human Developmet, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

Abstract

Socialising and communicating can be challenges for many autistic kids. Communication difficulties among autistic are very common. Some of them can speak very fluently whereas there are also facing with speech impaired to varying degrees and there have kids with ASD who are unable to speak at all. To those who can speak, they will often use language in a limited or unusual way (Foggo & Webster, 2017). Therefore, it will disturb the way they interact with others hence will making them behave abnormally. This study was undertaken to analyse the challenges of having autism kid towards communication and social behaviour. Objectives of this research is to find out the communication and social behaviour problem that occur among ASD children and at the same time to find out the best solutions to overcome this matter.  Data were obtained from an in-depth interview with parents who lived with diagnosed autistic children, special education teachers, and caregivers. Observations were made to understand their communication cues.

Published
2018-12-03
How to Cite
ZULKEFLI, Mohd Yusof; MAT RABI, Norfishah. Drink From A Waterfall: Challenges Of Having Autistic Children On Communication And Social Behavior. IDEALOGY, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 3, p. 60-70, dec. 2018. ISSN 2550-214X. Available at: <http://idealogyjournal.com/ojs/index.php/idealogy/article/view/101>. Date accessed: 18 dec. 2018.