“I have faith…”: An exploration of hopefulness in providing care for children with Spesific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)

Authors

  • Noor Amiera Alias Centre of Occupational Therapy, Faculty Of Health Sciences, University Technology MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, 42300, Malaysia.
  • Akehsan Dahlan Centre of Occupational Therapy, Faculty Of Health Sciences, University Technology MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, 42300, Malaysia.
  • Azliyana Azizan Centre of Physiotherapy, Faculty Of Health Sciences, University Technology MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, 42300, Malaysia.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i6.957

Keywords:

Mothers, Hopes, Spesific Learning Disability

Abstract

Mothers who are having children with SpLD may have changes in their hopes since they may experience many dramatic changes in life circumstances. A semi-structured interview was conducted to explore mother's hopes in providing care children with SpLD. The data was analysed using six stages of the interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA). The finding revealed that two superordinate themes emerged: "I have faith…" and "I'm expecting…" relating to different perspectives of hopes. A positive hope facilitates positive influence among mothers in providing care children with SpLD. Later, it postulated a better quality of life amongst mother in having children with SpLD.

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Published

2017-11-05

How to Cite

Alias, N. A., Dahlan, A., & Azizan, A. (2017). “I have faith…”: An exploration of hopefulness in providing care for children with Spesific Learning Difficulties (SpLD). Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 2(6), 3-9. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i6.957

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