Blogs are online published materials or journals where different community members can express, communicate, and share their news and experiences through posting photos, videos, and audios. This article investigates website blogs that were authored by parents of children with special needs (SN), from the last five years (2014 – 2019) and analyzes the challenges parents encounter which are related to social life experiences and the way they feel when facing these challenges. The collected data were processed with the WebQDA software and analyzed by Content Analysis. We could see that all parents, regardless of their kids’ special needs, face challenges related to accessibility, child’s characteristics, people’s reactions, and child with SN behaviors, and experience a lot of positive and negative feelings when they’re dealing with these challenges.
Relationship of Parenting Patterns with the Motor Development of Children Aged 3-4 Years (Published)
Growing up is a continuous process that takes place since there was a conception and it will be continued until adulthood. In the process of reaching this adulthood, every children must go through various stages of growth development. Achieving optimum growth depends on biological potential. Parenting patterns can be identified as three, namely authoritarian parenting, authoritarian and permissive. Based on the preliminary study that researchers conducted on March 30, 2015, the interview was conducted to five mothers and their children, three children aged three years old and two children aged 3.5-years old. There are 2 parents applied democratic parenting, 2 parents applied permissive parenting and 1 parent implemented authoritarian parenting. For the rough motor development of each children in PAUD Tunas Bangsa, 3 children aged 3 years has no response when they were given pencil, 2 other children have been able to scribble. This study aims to know the parenting pattern of parents with rough motor development in children aged 3-4 years in PAUD Tunas Bangsa Tajem Maguwoharjo. The research method is correlative with correlative approach cross sectional. Data collected technique is through observation, questionnaire, and documentation. The sampling technique is total sampling. Variable analyzed by using Chi Square statistical test. From the results of the study there is no relationship between parenting patterns and rough motor development of each children.
Parental Patterns in Socialization: A Factor in Moral Behaviour of Secondary School Students in Abakaliki Education Zone of Ebonyi State (Published)
The study is designed to investigate parental patterns in socialization a factor in moral behaviour of secondary school students in Abakaliki education zone of Ebonyi State. Two research questions were raised to guide the study. Descriptive survey design adopted to find out if parental pattern in socialization is a factor in moral behaviour of students; the area of the study is Abakaliki education zone of Ebonyi State, while the population comprised all the 52 government owned schools. Simple random sampling technique was used to select 400 students out of the 10,427 students in the area. Structured questionnaire was used to collect data from the respondents. Mean was used to analyze data obtained. The result revealed that parental patterns in socialization is a major factor that predisposes the children’s behaviour either morally or immorally and suggested that parental choice of good training patterns will enhance the moral behaviour of their children positively. Based on the findings, recommendations were made on how to make positive impact on children’s life as prescribed by Christian doctrine or precept.