Questionnaire for Children with Autism Syndrome Disorder

Suprajitno Suprajitno, Sri Mugianti
Abstract views : 188 | PDF views : 92


Children with autism syndrome disorder  (ASD) have developmental like normal children in general. However, in Indonesia there is no instrument to measure of achievement the development of children with autism syndrome disorder. The purpose of this research resulted in a questionnaire used to measure institutional and family support, parental stimulation abilities, and the ability of children with autism syndrome disorder. The design used exploratory for developing of instruments. Experts involved in the development of instruments are psychologists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, paediatricians, autistic child behavioral therapy practitioners, and the institution of Autism Center of Blitar City. Instrument development begins with focus group discussion, instrument preparation, instrument trials, and analysis. The questionnaire trial was conducted on 40 parents and children with ASD at the Autism Center of Blitar City. The analysis was conducted namely the validity of the content and construct by experts, while the test of validity and reliability of the questionnaire used Lisrel 8.50. Valid and reliable questionnaires items on the institutional and family support as many as 21 questions, parents' ability to stimulate as many as 17 questions, and the ability of children with autism syndrome disorder as many as 17 questions. The resulting questionnaire has a minimum GFI score of 0.75 and a CR of 0.78, so that the questionnaire can be used as a instrument on autism services.


Autism syndrome disorder (ASD), Questionnaire, Family support, Stimulation, Ability

Full Text:



Autism Tasmania. (n.d.). Autism Assessment Tools. Https://Www.Autismtas.Org.Au/about-Autism/What-Is-Autism/Autism-Assessment-Tools/. Retrieved December 9, 2021, from

Brown, T. A. (2015). Confirmatory Factor Analysis for Applied Research. In The American Statistician (Second, Vol. 62, Issue 1). The Guilford Press.

Chlebowski, C., Green, J. A., Barton, M. L., & Fein, D. (2010). Using the Childhood Autism Rating Scale to Diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(7), 787.

Dirjen P2 Penyakit Kemkes RI. (2020). Hari Peduli Autisme Sedunia : Pentingnya Pendampingan dan Edukasi bagi Anak Gangguan Spektrum Autisme ditengah Pandemi Covid-19.

Forthofer, R. N., Lee, E. S., & Hernandez, M. (2007). Biostatistics: Analysis, and to Design, A Guide Discovery. Elsevier.

Frost, J. (2019). Introduction to Statistics. Statistics By Jim Publishing.

Long, J. S. (1992). Confirmatory Factor Analysis: A Preface to Lisrel. Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences. Sage Publications.

Mohaffyza Mohamad, M., Lisa Sulaiman, N., Chee Sern, L., & Mohd Salleh, K. (2015). Measuring the Validity and Reliability of Research Instruments. 4th World Congress on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (WoCTVET), 5th–6th November 2014, Malaysia, 204, 164–171.

Shevlyakov, G. L., & Oja, H. (2016). Robust Correlation Theory and Applications. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Series in Probability and Statistics%29 Georgy L. Shevlyakov%2C Hannu Oja - Robust Correlation_ Theory and Applications-Wiley %282016%29.pdf

Suprajitno. (2017). Effect of Family Empowerment in Enhancing the Capabilities of Children with Autism. Belitung Nursing Journal, 3(5), 533–540.

Suprajitno, & Aida, R. (2017). Bina Aktivitas Anak Autis di Rumah : Panduan bagi Orang Tua. Media Nusa Creative.

Thompson, B. (2004). Exploratory And Confirmatory Factor Analysis: Understanding Concepts and Applications. In Acta Geophysica (First, Vol. 58, Issue 4). American Psychological Association.

DOI: 10.26699/jnk.v8i3.ART.p315-320


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2021 Jurnal Ners dan Kebidanan (Journal of Ners and Midwifery)

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Jurnal Ners dan Kebidanan (Journal of Ners and Midwifery) p-ISSN: 2355-052X. e-ISSN: 2548-3811 is published by STIKes Patria Husada Blitar.

Indexed On :