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Emotional support from Bedouin grandmothers critical for autistic kids

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Emotional support from Bedouin grandmothers plays a pivotal role in enhancing the adaptive behavior of children with autism, according to a new Israeli study. The research highlights the significant impact of emotional support from mothers and mothers-in-law on children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Bedouin society. The study emphasizes the importance of intergenerational solidarity, particularly among women, in traditional societies. By integrating extended family members into therapeutic strategies, there can be a significant improvement in the quality of life and adaptive behavior of children with ASD.

Original article source: https://www.jpost.com/health-and-wellness/article-794681
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