Reliability and Validity of the Questionnaire for Autism Environment: A pilot survey

Authors

  • Roslinda binti Ghazali Department of Post-graduate, Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA Perak Branch, Seri Iskandar Campus, 32610, Perak, Malaysia.
  • Siti Rasidah Md Sakip Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA Perak Branch, Seri Iskandar Campus, 32610, Perak, Malaysia; Green Safe Cities Research Group, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam Campus,40450, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Ismail Samsuddin Department of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA Perak Branch, Seri Iskandar Campus, 32610, Perak, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5i15.2470

Keywords:

Autism; validity; reliability; pilot test;

Abstract

The increasing numbers of autism give impact to the country, community and family. The only way to help autistic children is to provide them with proper education. Thus, architects play roles in creating responsive buildings. A pilot test has carried out on a group of people similar to the research population. The objective is to assess the reliability and validity of a questionnaire. Four sections (144 items) determining the frequency of Sensory Sensitivity, Sensory Stimulation, Sensory Design and Physical Learning Environment. Respondent (N=35) completed the survey and the reliability test resultant to reveal inconsistencies and revising the criteria accordingly.

Keywords: Autism; validity; reliability; pilot test;

eISSN: 2398-4287© 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5i15.2470

Published

2020-12-25

How to Cite

Ghazali, R. binti, Md Sakip , S. R. ., & Samsuddin, I. . (2020). Reliability and Validity of the Questionnaire for Autism Environment: A pilot survey. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5(15), 205-212. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5i15.2470

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