Understanding Special Education Teachers’ Perspectives on Professionalism in Educating Autistic Students
S. Karunya1, K. Kalaiselvi2
1S. Karunya, Research Scholar, Department of Computer Science, Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Dr. K. Kalaiselvi, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Computer Science, Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 18 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 03 August 2019 | Manuscript Published on 10 August 2019 | PP: 431-435 | Volume-8 Issue-2S3 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10750782S319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1075.0782S319
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Abstract: Autism is a distinction that belongs to a child causing them to exhibit a different behaviour than normal children. Children who are diagnosed with autism are limited in communication and social development. Special Education Teachers are among the ‘supporters’ and ‘complementary’ assistance to the child’s autism education and help achieve their ambitions. This study aims to identify the level of professionalism among special education teachers in order to educate students with autism. This study employed quantitative method where by the special education teachers were selected through a purposive sampling. This study was taken place in schools located in Kuala Terengganu. Therefore, the results obtained showed that the level of professionalism special education teachers was high.
Keywords: Autistic Students, Professionalism, Special Education Teachers.
Scope of the Article: Smart Learning and Innovative Education Systems