Relationship between the social participation of children with disabilities and the satisfaction of their parents

Year
2013
Type(s)
Author(s)
Santamaría Pinzón, F.O.L. and Angarita Fonseca, A. and Bayona Gualdrón, F.L.K. and Delgado Silva, F.J. and Parra Guerrero, F.I.Y. and Pérez Ortega, F.A.P.
Source
Revista Cubana de Pediatria, 85(1): 17-27, 2013
Url(s)
http://scielo.sld.cu/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0034-75312013000100003
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Spanish Title: Asociación entre participación social de los niños con discapacidad y la satisfacción de los padres

Abstract

Objectives: to determine the association between the social participation of the children with disabilities and the satisfaction of their parents with it.
Methods: a cross-sectional study was conducted in eighty 5 to 13 years-old children (9±2.7 years) with disabilities, who lived in the metropolitan area of Bucaramanga and conveniently selected. The life-habit scale assessment was used. Spearman’s correlation coefficient was estimated (p).
Results: the global scoring of social participation was 6±2.3 and of the satisfaction of the parents with their children’s social participation was 3.6±0.7. The habit with the highest correlation coefficient was communication (p= 0.83) and that with the lowest coefficient was personal relationships (p= 0.44). In the global scoring, a very good correlation was found between the social participation and the satisfaction of the parents with this participation (p= 0.82)
Conclusions: at the time of putting forward objectives and treatments, both the social participation and the satisfaction of parents with it should be taken into consideration jointly rather than separately.

Key words: MHAVIDA, life habits, social participation, satisfaction of parents.