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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2018, Volume : 11, Issue : 11
First page : ( 4805) Last page : ( 4806)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00873.9

A Study to assess the Knowledge of Autism among the Primary School Teachers in Vellore District

Muthulakshmi C.1,*, Yamuna N.2

1Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Saveetha College of Nursing, Chennai-602105

2IV Yr Student, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Saveetha College of Nursing, Chennai-602105

*Corresponding Author E-mail: Email: cmuthulakshmi2015@gmail.com

Online published on 30 January, 2019.

Abstract

Autism is a neurodevelopment disorder characterized by restricted, repetitive, stereotyped patterns of behaviour, interests and activity and the aim of the study is to assess the knowledge of autism among the 30 primary school teachers in Vellore district. 30 samples were recruited in probability convenient sampling technique;descriptive study was used with a semi structured questions and the result of the study was (72.5%) of primary school teachers have inadequate knowledge and (27.5%) of primary school teachers have moderate knowledge on autism the study level suggested, it is important to create an awareness among the primary school teachers;by creating an awareness among school teachers helps in improving their health.

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Keywords

Knowledge, Autism, Awareness and, primary school teachers.

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