Year 2020, Volume 33 , Issue 2, Pages 90 - 96 2020-05-31

A study exploring the autism awareness of students attending the department of pre-school teacher education of a public University in Istanbul, Turkey

Seyhan HIDIROGLU [1] , Nimet Emel LULECI [2] , Melda KARAVUS [3] , Seyma GORCIN KARAKETIR [4] , Ahmet KARAVUS [5]


Objectives: Early detection of autism might largely depend on pre-school teachers’ awareness and their prompt referral of these
children to health authorities for accurate diagnosis. The purpose of our study was to assess the awareness about childhood autism
among students attending the Department of Pre-school Teacher Education of a public university.
Materials and Methods: This descriptive study was carried out on 181 out of 218 students.
Results: The best known characteristic of a child having autism was ‘‘having a hard time in social relations’’ (90.1%). The majority
(85.6%) of the study group believed that autism was curable and thought that a child having autism could pursue a family life in the
future with his/her spouse (51.3%). Around 60.7% of all participants were of the opinion that a child with autism cannot participate
in conversations.
Conclusion: The idea of a child with autism disturbing the teaching environment (50.8%) exists which might be a very important
obstacle for his/her education; thus interfering with his/her treatment. Autism awareness of respondents could be considered to be
relatively good among the senior students.
Autism, Awareness, Pre-school Teaching, University Students
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Primary Language en
Subjects Medicine
Journal Section Original Research
Authors

Author: Seyhan HIDIROGLU
Institution: Marmara University
Country: Turkey


Author: Nimet Emel LULECI
Institution: Marmara University
Country: Turkey


Author: Melda KARAVUS
Institution: Marmara University
Country: Turkey


Author: Seyma GORCIN KARAKETIR (Primary Author)
Institution: Marmara University
Country: Turkey


Author: Ahmet KARAVUS
Institution: FATIH SULTAN MEHMET TRAINING AND RESEARCH HOSPITAL
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : May 31, 2020

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APA Hıdıroglu, S , Lulecı, N , Karavus, M , Gorcın Karaketır, S , Karavus, A . (2020). A study exploring the autism awareness of students attending the department of pre-school teacher education of a public University in Istanbul, Turkey. Marmara Medical Journal , 33 (2) , 90-96 . DOI: 10.5472/marumj.741719
MLA Hıdıroglu, S , Lulecı, N , Karavus, M , Gorcın Karaketır, S , Karavus, A . "A study exploring the autism awareness of students attending the department of pre-school teacher education of a public University in Istanbul, Turkey". Marmara Medical Journal 33 (2020 ): 90-96 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/marumj/issue/54613/741719>
Chicago Hıdıroglu, S , Lulecı, N , Karavus, M , Gorcın Karaketır, S , Karavus, A . "A study exploring the autism awareness of students attending the department of pre-school teacher education of a public University in Istanbul, Turkey". Marmara Medical Journal 33 (2020 ): 90-96
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ISNAD Hıdıroglu, Seyhan , Lulecı, Nimet Emel , Karavus, Melda , Gorcın Karaketır, Seyma , Karavus, Ahmet . "A study exploring the autism awareness of students attending the department of pre-school teacher education of a public University in Istanbul, Turkey". Marmara Medical Journal 33 / 2 (May 2020): 90-96 . https://doi.org/10.5472/marumj.741719
AMA Hıdıroglu S , Lulecı N , Karavus M , Gorcın Karaketır S , Karavus A . A study exploring the autism awareness of students attending the department of pre-school teacher education of a public University in Istanbul, Turkey. Marmara Med J. 2020; 33(2): 90-96.
Vancouver Hıdıroglu S , Lulecı N , Karavus M , Gorcın Karaketır S , Karavus A . A study exploring the autism awareness of students attending the department of pre-school teacher education of a public University in Istanbul, Turkey. Marmara Medical Journal. 2020; 33(2): 96-90.