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The Brief Family Distress Scale: A Measure of Crisis in Caregivers of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Parents of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) often experience stressors associated with caring for their child. These stressors can cause considerable distress for families, which at times can develop into ...
Brief Report: Stress in parents of adults with intellectual disabilities attending Special Olympics competitions
Parents of individuals with intellectual disabilities often experience higher levels of child-related stress than parents of individuals without an intellectual disability. The present study examines differences in the ...
Factors associated with caregiver burden among parents of individuals with ASD: Differences across intellectual functioning
Symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) persist into adolescence and adulthood, when access to health services and supports become difficult. Consequently, most adolescents and adults with ASD remain reliant on their ...