Social support and post-crisis growth among mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder and mothers of children with down syndrome.

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Summary of "Social support and post-crisis growth among mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder and mothers of children with down syndrome."

Raising a child with special needs challenges mothers in complicated ways, yet, alongside these difficulties, there is evidence for maternal post-crisis growth. Social support is one element that may contribute to growth.


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Name: Research in developmental disabilities
ISSN: 1873-3379
Pages: 22-30


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