Assessment of Trainers' Knowledge about Pragmatic Language for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder


  • Marwah Salih Muslim, Zaid W. Ajil



Assessment, Trainers' Knowledge, Pragmatic Language, Autism Spectrum Disorder


Background: Pragmatic consider an important part of the conversation. Children with autism have delay in the early language milestones based on standardized language tests.

Study aimed: To assess the level of trainers' knowledge about pragmatic language for children with autism spectrum disorder, and to find out relationships between trainers’ knowledge and their demographic characteristics.

Methodology: Using the pre-experimental design of the current study, for one group of 47 trainers working at the private Autism Centers in Baghdad, data was collected from January 8/ 2022 to February 13 /2022. Using non-probability samples (convenient samples), self-management technology in which trainers fill out the questionnaire form themselves was used in the data collection process; it was analyzed through descriptive and inference statistics.

Conclusion: The study concluded that there was no significant or weak correlation between the trainer's knowledge and socio-demographic characteristics. The knowledge of the trainers ranged from medium to high in various dialogues.


How to Cite

Marwah Salih Muslim, Zaid W. Ajil. (2022). Assessment of Trainers’ Knowledge about Pragmatic Language for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences, 16(03), 1031.