Disability Service Worker Part #1The article entitled “The Relationship Between Parenting Stress and Behavior Problems of Children With Autistic Spectrum Disorders” tests the hypothesis that parent stress and dysfunctional behaviors of children with autism are directly linked. The focus of the article is on two aspects of parent stress and behaviors associated with autism (Osborne and Reed, 2009). The severity of the child’s autism is a major contributor to parent stress. The autistic child’s auditory, visual and sensory sensitivity may or may not be linked to the age of the child, but the severity of the disorder is a direct link to the child’s sensitivity (Osborne and Reed, 2009). The parent stress levels are higher when the disorder of...The end:
.....ion strategies in treatment. Osborne, L. and Reed, P. (2009). The Relationship Between Parenting Stress and Behavior Problems of Children With Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Council for Exceptional Children, 76(1): 54-73. The study in this article focuses on parenting stress of parents with autism. The severity of autism of the child is a determining factor in the amount of stress parents feel in caring for an autistic child. The most severe stress for parents occurs according to the study prior to age four years. The behaviors of children with autism are directly correlated to the stress of the parents in children older than four years of age. The stress of parents has a negative impact on the dysfunctional behaviors of children with autism.