Effectiveness of Distance Teaching for Autism Spectrum Disorder Students in The Emirates During the Covid-19 Pandemic

riyadh abdelrahman alsalahat






The present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness and level of distance teaching services provided to students with autism spectrum disorder inside the United Arab Emirates, Emirate of Abu Dhabi (from point of view of the teachers and parents).  To achieve the study goals, the distance education services assessment tool was built in two forms. Teachers' image consists of (N=42), and the parents' image, which consists of (N= 26), while the study sample consisted of (N=43 teachers), and (N= 80 parents& students). The data collection for this study was performed by distributing online questionnaires to all participants. The results of the study indicated an evaluation of distance teaching services in a "high" level from the teachers 'point of view with a total average (4.16 of 5), and the parent's point of view indicated their evaluation of these services in a "high" level with a total average (4.18 of 5). The article introduces suggestions related to the study, as conducting more studies directly targeting the challenges and difficulties during the distance teaching for parents and teachers of students, Include or limit other programs to evaluate the distance teaching among parents and teachers of autism spectrum disorder students of severe degrees.



Distance Teaching ; COVID-19 ;Autism; Effectivenes; Emirates


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