Measurement Instruments for the Stimulation of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder based on Family Care

Authors

  • Suprajitno
  • Sri Mugianti

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v22i1.3189

Keywords:

Autism, family ability, instrument development, self-care

Abstract

Families as a primary place of growth of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are expected
to stimulate the development and ability of children with ASD. However, the ability of families in
Indonesia to offer stimulation cannot be measured regularly and continuously because there are no
standard measurements. This research aims to develop the ability of family-based instruments using
aself-care system. The method is divided into two stages:discussion with parents of a child with ASD
and manager of anautism center; instrument development (questionnaire). Data analysis usesLisrel
5.30. The results illustrate that statements in the questionnaire can be used as a measuring instrument
in 81.8% of 66 points with validity values from 0.75-0.98, reliability values from0.666-0.911, and
composite reliability of each variable from0.780-0.932. This study concluded that this questionnaire is
appropriate for basic reference measuring the development of autistic children based on family care.

Author Biographies

Suprajitno

Nursing Department, Poltekkes Kemenkes Malang, Jl. Ijen 77-C Malang Indonesia

Sri Mugianti

Nursing Department, Poltekkes Kemenkes Malang, Jl. Ijen 77-C Malang Indonesia

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Published

2021-11-08

How to Cite

Suprajitno, & Sri Mugianti. (2021). Measurement Instruments for the Stimulation of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder based on Family Care. Medico Legal Update, 22(1), 113–123. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v22i1.3189