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Parents of children with special needs have many duties when compared to parents of children with typical development and they face with many hardships in every stages of their lives. Parents cannot cope with hardships easily and they can fray out from emotional dimensions. This study carried out based on the idea that problems and hardships experienced by the parents of children with special needs make them to head for religion. It was aimed to determine the religious tendencies of parents of children with special needs in this research. Participants of the study consisted of 68 parents of children with special needs and ‘Religious Tendency Scale’ was administered to the parents. The results of the study showed that parents were undecided on general religious tendency, internal and external religious tendency.
Keywords: Family, perception, religious, relational belief, special needs children.
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